[icecast] ices2 - extended sleep request ?

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Apr 21 03:01:31 PDT 2003



On Monday 21 April 2003 19:38, Adon Irani wrote:
> > On Monday 21 April 2003 18:55, Adon Irani wrote:
> > > could anyone tell me what would cause this ??
> >
> > Usually, long periods of digital silence. Doesn't happen if you have
> > reencoding on.
>
> will reencoding an already properly encoded .ogg require much system
> resources ?
>

Yes. Reencoding is decoding + encoding, which can take a lot of cpu. There's 
an incomplete implementation of some stuff in ices2 to avoid this problem 
without reencoding, you could finish that off if you wanted to.

<p>Mike

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