[icecast] ices2 - Unreasonable error?

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Aug 12 20:11:36 PDT 2003



On Wednesday 13 August 2003 03:33, Karl Heyes wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 17:45, Geoff Shang wrote:
> > "/var/music/Rush/Different_Stages_(Disc_3)/11_Cinderella_Man.ogg"
> > [2003-08-12  12:17:26] EROR playlist-builtin/playlist_read Cannot play
> > same file twice in a row, skipping
> >
> > after trying several times to get a different filename, which it
> > obviously didn't get, it gave up and killed off ices.
> >
> > Now, I just want to know why this limitation is there.  I can think of
> > completely legitimate reasons for wanting to repeat a file that's just
> > played.
>
> it's in because of the random playlist feature, disabling then check
> isn't hard and could be stated by a param attribute.
>

No, it's not. This check must not be disabled until someone (probably me) 
finishes and integrates stream_rewrite. The check is crucial, currently.

Geoff: the limitation is there because a) stream_rewrite isn't finished, and 
b) this means that we have to do this to generate valid ogg bitstreams.

Mike

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