[icecast] on the fly config

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Wed Jul 16 02:18:58 UTC 2003

On Wednesday 16 July 2003 04:19, Stefan Neufeind wrote:
> On 15 Jul 2003 at 18:55, Karl Heyes wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 18:35, adam wrote:
> > > can icecast2 add new mount points on the fly without having to
> > > restart?
> >
> > the source clients provide the mount point, so provided they supply
> > the source password and login then yes.
> Maybe he doesn't mean mountpoints in general but "special
> mountpoints", e.g. some mountpoints which relay from a different
> server or so? Well, I guess those features could be added to the
> webinterface Oddsock has just started. Or would there be a
> possibility to change the config and give icecast a SIGHUP? Problem
> might be: On all other mountpoints connected clients shouldn't loose
> their connection.

That should already work - when the config file is reloaded (I think this 
happens on a SIGHUP), new mountpoint definitions are loaded and used.

 Dynamically adding 'normal' mountpoints, of course, has always worked.


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