[icecast] combined mp3 and vorbis stream

Scott Prive Scott.Prive at storigen.com
Wed Sep 18 09:33:04 PDT 2002



Excellent! Glad I could help someone here, even if I'm not actually using this software yet :-D

( I'm going to try streaming again when I have some vacation time next week. )

Scott

<p><p>> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jake Hoban [mailto:jake at iceweasels.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 7:21 PM
> To: icecast at xiph.org
> Subject: RE: [icecast] combined mp3 and vorbis stream
> 
> 
> Thanks for that Scott. I've got two streams running now, one 
> just reads
> my ogg files from a playlist as before, the other one reads input from
> stdin which is created by a script like this:
> 
> ...
> 	for i in `cat /etc/icecast/mp3.playlist`
>         do
>         mpg123 -w - $i | ices /etc/icecast/ices_stdin.xml 
>         done
> ...
> where ices_stdin.xml uses the stdin module rather than the playlist
> module.
> 
> Very simple but it took me a while to figure out.
> 
> Cheers,
> Jake
> 
> On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 21:01, Scott Prive wrote:
> > Jake,
> > 
> > You could decode the compressed audio to raw audio, pipe it 
> into the ice system and have it "re-encode" to a consistent 
> bitrate and format (Vorbis/MP3). If there's nothing with the 
> Ice software that's this versatile, you'll have to write a 
> small shell script, which does something like calls 
> ogg123/mpg123 and outputs decoded audio.
> > 
> 
> 
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