[icecast] song titles
deva at downstreamdigital.com
Tue Feb 18 18:10:09 UTC 2003
thanks for your propmt replies.
> > i see that icecast retains song titles only when running in full debug
> > mode (with DEBUG_FULL defined in icecast.h). is this observation correct?
> Ah. You must be talking about icecast 1.x. I was talking about icecast2. What
> I said is not at all accurate for icecast 1.x, you should ignore it.
how do i get icecast2? when i downloaded the module icecast about a couple
of weeks ago from the cvs repository at xiph.org, i got the
icecast version 1.3.12.
is icecast2 stable?
> > how can i find out when a new song is being streamed by a source?
> > can i determine this accurately by examining song title
> > (souce.info.streamtitle)? or, is there a more reliable method?
> For mp3 streaming, there is generally no way to accurately determine this with
> either icecast 1.x or icecast 2 (since they both do mp3 metadata using the
> same technique as shoutcast, which is poorly designed and insufficient for
> accurate determination of track boundaries).
> For vorbis streaming, track boundaries are clearly defined, and this
> information is extracted by icecast2.
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