[icecast] Update ezstream playlist 'on the fly'
jappe at lowlife.org
Wed Apr 21 04:32:22 PDT 2004
I'm using ezstream to stream a list of mp3 files to my icecast2 server
which works great. I'm using a m3u playlist file which ezstream reads
when it starts and rereads when it loops. The problem is that this
playlist is quite long and I would like to be able to inject a song
last minute some where in the playlist. I have two options at the
moment to do this:
- restart ezstream
- wait until the playlist loops
Both are not realy an option in a real life situation. I've tried to
HUP ezstream with a 'kill -HUP [pid]' but that just terminates
Does anybody know how to alter the playlist on the fly and with
immediat effect? Or is there an other utility (for unix) which can
stream mp3 files from disk and does support this feature?
thanks for any help
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