[icecast] Icecast in Macromedia Flash
msmith at xiph.org
Tue Dec 2 00:40:58 UTC 2003
> I'm sure Icecast (unlike Shoutcast) doesn't care what user-agent string
> is provided. If the stand-alone player works without modified headers,
> this can't be the problem.
This is correct: we send a user-agent header (for compatibility with shoutcast
when doing relaying), but the only thing we do with that header is report it
when requested (including logging).
> Here's a thought.
> Perhaps the embedded player is missing the relevant codec (MP3 decoder)
> to play the stream? Have you tried including a short, static MP3 at the
> start of the animation? My hopeful guess is that the embedded version is
> being 'compiled' without the MP3 decoder. If you force the encoder to be
> included (by adding a short static mp3 file at the start) it might know
> what to do with the stream once it gets it.
> Maybe even simply adding '.mp3' to the end of the mountpoint name (do
> this in the source client configuration) will force it to work.
I believe he said he tried it with icecast 1.x and it worked - this is very
strange, to say the least. Without detailed network dumps, it's hard to even
guess at what might be being done differently.
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