[icecast] Update Metadata of ogg stream
matt at sprout.org
Thu Apr 29 10:56:26 PDT 2004
On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 12:45:08PM +1100, Michael Smith wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 April 2004 20:53, Milos Wimmer wrote:
> > is here any reason, why metadata updating of the ogg stream via HTTP
> > requests is not included in official Icecast version (or latest -kh
> > versions)?
> > It would be really very useful and I'm sure lot of people would
> > appreciate it.
> The ogg stream is preserved when sending it to the client. Nobody has proposed
> a patch to implement this, and it's of pretty limited use - the sensible (and
> simple) approach is to just set the metadata correctly the first time, in the
> source client.
It may be of limited use, but the use case I have is this: a live radio
stream, where the program title changes every hour or half hour. The
basic metadata is set correctly the first time, but must change. I use
darkice, which doesn't support updating metadata, so if I could do it
consistently in icecast itself, that would be great--especially since it
works for mp3 streams this way.
If Karl could put it into -kh37, I would be quite grateful. The "fast
start" capability of the -kh series is now something I won't give up.
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