[icecast] Update ezstream playlist 'on the fly'
jappe at lowlife.org
Thu Apr 22 12:17:17 PDT 2004
On 21-apr-04, at 15:58, oddsock wrote:
> I've just added this functionality to ezstream. You can now send
> ezstream a SIGHUP and it will re-read the currently processing
> playlist file (it will currently do nothing if you are reading from
> stdin). In this case ezstream will keep track of the last track
> played and will reposition to that track (if it exists in the new
> playlist, otherwise it will just restart at the beginning).
> since the xiph suite of webservers seems to be currently unavailable,
> you can download it here :
<p>WOW!!!! Thanks, this is a BIG improvement for us. Thanks allot for
adding this feature as quick as you did. Do you have a paypal account
so we can donate you some money so you can buy yourself a couple of
nice cold beers?
I'll try the new version first thing tomorrow!!
> At 06:32 AM 4/21/2004, you wrote:
>> 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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