[icecast] compile error

Michael Smith msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Wed Apr 2 01:08:02 UTC 2003

David Correa <tech at linux-tech.com> said:

> On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 09:26:53AM +1000, Michael Smith wrote:
> > icecast2 does not use "encrypted" passwords. I considered that a feature not 
> > worth adding, since (done the way icecast 1.x did it) it adds zero additional 
> > security.
> Hi Mike,
> Could be a FreeBSD Ports problem?  
> It seemed to me that t was compiled with that feature.

No, icecast2 does not - in any way whatsoever - have any capability for
encrypted passwords like 1.x did.

You're using icecast 1.x

> server_info would mention "Using crypt" (or something like that, is not "on"

This also indicates you are not using icecast2.

> In nutshell, i never got shout to "talk" to icecast2 on that FreeBSD.
> It always complained about bad password (no matter what i put).
> I checked for extra spaces and everything i could, i had no luck.

So does this - shout isn't intended for icecast2 (and doesn't work correctly
even with 1.x, anyway).


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