[icecast] icecast "dump" suggestions (archiving)?

Ethan telmnstr at 757.org
Mon Mar 18 08:20:42 UTC 2002

> are you using icecast 1.x or icecast 2? icecast 1.x supports a remote 
> dump feature: the stream will be dumped to a file on the server side. 
> Unfortunately icecast 2 does not support such a thing.

We are still using 1.x.. I see the support for the dump function, but no
easy way to automate the use of it.

> darkice supports the local dump feature by now (since version 0.8). so 
> you can save your stream into a file on the encoder side.

Ahhh! I'm running .8 so that would be EXCELLENT! I shall go read the
documentation for darkice. I didn't realize it could do that.

> Then you can set a cron job at 10:05 to copy the saved dump file to your 
> archive.
> Akos

Yuppers! Thanks!

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