[icecast] relay servers and mountpoints

Geoff Shang gshang at uq.net.au
Wed Jan 22 03:24:26 PST 2003



On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Adon Irani wrote:

> just lo0king at the ices2 .xml config now , i am (currently) using the
> /~msmith tarballs .
>
> it says that only the 'basic' playlist type is implemented , is this the
> case w/ cvs ?

There have been more types available for some time, the comments in the XML
are a bit old.  the re-encoding examples are too, have a look at the live
one for some ideas on what you can do in that regard.

>  and if so , could i write an hourly cron j0b to create the .txt ,
> and then ? HUP ices ? how would i get it to re-read the playlist file ?

If you want to interrupt the currently playing playlist entry, you'll have
to HUP ices, otherwise it will automatically detect the altered file at the
end of the current entry, reload the playlist and go about its business.

You may find http://www.6809.org.uk/kja3/ices2-howto.shtml useful.

Geoff.

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