[icecast] Multiple Ogg Streams

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Fri Nov 21 08:42:52 PST 2003



On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 16:17, Lukas Österreicher wrote:
> >ices2 will encode/reencode/relay to more than one server.
> 
> I searched for documentation about ices2 and found two,
> one of them http://quasi.ksl.com/icecast/docs/Unofficial%20Icecast%20HOWTO.pdf
> where link to the other was incuded (which i found before though).
> 
> All what I saw was that it only supports encoding streams from
> soundcard input or playlist, but not a stream (from Oddcast DSP).
> 
> You said however that it supports relaying.
> Do you mean it takes an input stream (such as from an url like
> http://someserver:8000/stream.ogg), reencodes it via specified
> settings and sends it to icecast 2?
> 
> If so, can you tell how to confiture Ices 2 to do so?

if you are getting the ogg data from a stream then you can just state a 
- in the playlist and it will read it from stdin.

curl ..  http://host:port/mountpoint.ogg | ices ices-playlist.xml

ideally the playlist should be more flexible and allow starting of
external programs but not just yet.

karl.

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