[icecast] using the latest icecast and ices to stream both ogg and mp3

Brendan Cully brendan at xiph.org
Sat Nov 22 17:05:55 UTC 2003

On Saturday, 22 November 2003 at 10:50, Kerry Cox wrote:
> So basically, I download and install ices 0.3, fire it up as well and
> then using the currently running icecast server, just set a new
> mountpoint. Instead of /ksl.ogg I would make a /ksl.mp3 mountpoint. This
> would be configured in the configuration file included with ices 0.3?
> I am only doing live streaming, feeding a raw audio feed into the box,
> and then encoding it on the fly.
> Thanks much.
> KJ

I'm afraid ices 0.x doesn't encode live streaming. You would have to
pipe the audio into an encoder by hand, and feed stdin to ices.

You might consider http://darkice.sourceforge.net/ as an
alternative. I think it can do MP3 and Ogg from one process, though
I've never used it myself.
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