[icecast] Update ezstream playlist 'on the fly'

Jappe Reuling jappe at lowlife.org
Fri Apr 23 01:46:32 PDT 2004



Hi,

I've compiled the new ezstream and tested it and it works just like my 
clients want so we are VERY happy with this new feature. Thanks 
again!!!

regards,

jappe

On Apr 21, 2004, at 3:58 PM, oddsock wrote:

> Jappe:
>
> 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 : 
> http://www.icecast.org/~oddsock/ezstream/ezstream-0.1.2.tar.gz
>
> oddsock
> At 06:32 AM 4/21/2004, you wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> 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 
>> ezstream.
>>
>> 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
>>
>> regards
>>
>> jappe
>>
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