[icecast] Question/Feature Request

Michael Smith msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Sun Mar 30 22:09:08 PST 2003



Geoff Shang <gshang at uq.net.au> said:

> Hi:
> 
> Well, your main problem is that only 1 process will be able to read from
> the soundcard.  I can think of a bit of hackery that might work though.
> 
> If you're running ALSA, I believe there's a switch for arecord that will
> cause the left channel to go to 1 file and the right to go to another.  If
> you got it to write these to FIFOs then maybe ices could use its wav input?
> hmmm, the header would be a problem.  Don't think ices will do headerless
> PCM from a file.  hmmm.
> 

ices currently ONLY supports headerless PCM from a file, so that particular
problem is not a real issue. I suppose this approach might work, though it's
far from a neat approach.

Mike

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