[icecast] syntax for playlist

ronnie at mixsessions.com ronnie at mixsessions.com
Mon Jan 27 22:45:03 UTC 2003

I should be more specific . What I meant to ask was - is it necessary for the directory that icecast streams or serves files from to "everyone" or the "world" have at least read permissions. I do plan to experiment with the permisions but I was just asking to see if any one had already tried this. I like to lock down my system as much as possible.

Thanks for the help! 

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From: David M Dennis <dmd at speakeasy.org>
To:  "ronnie at mixsessions.com" <ronnie at mixsessions.com>
Subject: Re: [icecast] syntax for playlist

Correct syntax for names with spaces would be the exact file name as it appears 
in the directory.

I also use the find /full/path/to/mp3 -name '*.mp3' > /etc/icecast/playlist.txt 
approach.  (Also would work for ogg, I am just on icecast-1.3.12, mp3 only)

Example of one of my playlists:

/disks/mp3/Apoptygma Berzerk - Enjoy the Silence (Live).mp3
/disks/mp3/Apoptygma Berzerk - Mourn (APB Remix).mp3

note - spaces work fine, you dont have to worry about it if you run a find
to create your playlists.

As for 'everyone to read' how do you mean -- on a lan with share, or
the directory is 755, or the directory is served up by icecast to the
world (the /usr/local/icecast/static dir) ?  Its real hard to know what you are
trying to do -- why not just chmod 700 /musicdirectory and see if icecast
works?  if you want it locked down, start testing and see what you can make of 

-Dave D

+ Dave Dennis
+ Seattle, WA
+ dmd at speakeasy.org
+ http://www.bauhaus.nu/dion

On Sun, 26 Jan 2003, ronnie at mixsessions.com wrote:

> few questions:
> What would be the correct syntax for mp3 names with spaces ex:
> /mp3Files/Album Name/Name of the song.mp3
> Is it necessary for files or mp3's to be in a directory that can be read by everyone?

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