[icecast] Updating stream metadata...

freyason at yahoo.com freyason at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 3 19:48:30 UTC 2002

--- Akos Maroy <darkeye at tyrell.hu> wrote:
> freyason at yahoo.com wrote:
> > Does anyone know what tool I can use to update the stream metadata
> > (like artist, title, etc..) while I use an app like DarkIce? I
> would
> > like to be able to update the stream info with the track I play.
> > 
> > I know that XMMS and its liveice plugin do that, but I'd rather use
> > DarkIce and capture all the sound from the card.
> This would be a nice feature to add to DarkIce. But how would this
> work? 
> How do I update the meta data for a stream I send to icecast?
> At the moment, meta data is only sent at login, through the ICY login
> protocol.
> Akos

As far as I know, ICY protocol is older. I think the new login is
X-Audiocast headers.

Regardless, the liveice plugin for XMMS seems to be able to adjust the
stream title when a MP3 file changes, so sure there has to be a program
somewhere that would let me do this on the fly at any time?


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