[icecast] mp3 support and compatibility

Stefan Neufeind stefan at neufeind.net
Wed May 21 05:21:58 PDT 2003

On 21 May 2003 at 8:05, Adon Irani wrote:

>  hello every0ne , it's ad0n from theDV8network.com .
> i've been hearing of more and more people in my community who are
> having troubles connecting to our netw0rk . in most cases , wind0ws
> media player or realone is stealing the associations ;  and even if
> they've installed winamp , the stream doesn't l0ad .
> i think , at least for the first-time listeners , i need to add mp3
> support ..  ( currently i'm using icecast2/ices2 and oggvorbis )
> i would use streamTranscoder-0.2 , but it won't transcode my ogg
> streams ( same problem as mentioned on its homepage forum - connects
> for about 2o seconds , appears on status.xsl , dies but transcoder
> continues to run ).
> otherwise , is ices-0.2.3cvs an option ??
> does it require an older version of libshout than ices2 ? i have
> libshout.so.3.0.0 installed , but ./configure does not detect it ..
> i pressume this could work for live programming .. .
> for the on-demand archives, can ices-0.2.3cvs use .ogg in its playlist
> ? or would i have to keep .mp3 archives as well ??

Just a short note: Afaik ices-2.x doesn't support mp3 yet and latest 
ices-0.2.3 afaik has problems with mp3 (connects okay but doesn't 
send audio to server). So why not use streamTranscoder? Are there 
also problems? Have you tried latest?

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