[Icecast] Re: Sugestion

Andy Baxter andy at earthsong.free-online.co.uk
Mon Aug 30 08:51:31 UTC 2004

On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 03:31:03 -0300, Rádio IRCBrasil - André Marcelo

> Hi everyone,
> some time ago, i has testing icecast, streaming in ogg, and i found
> fantastic the quality at 32 kbps.
> I have a web radio in Brasil, and today i am using the shoutcast. I has
> loved icecast, but today i can't use it. i explain:
> I have djs in every part of Brasil... when one of then disconnect from
> the server, other connect. I has tried do this in icecast, but, when the
> dj disconnect, all my listeners  are disconnect from the server. Well, i
> have more then 15 changes of djs per day in my radio.
> My sugestion... Do a AutoDumpUsers option, as in the shoutcast. see how
> it is in the conf file of shoutcast:

There was a reply posted recently to the same question from one of the

On Mon, 16 Aug 2004 17:33:52 +0100, Karl Heyes wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-08-16 at 16:01, the13th wrote: ...
>> a)       When no source is connected to live.ogg, and a NEW listener
>> connects, it should redirect to the backup.ogg mountpoint
>> b)       When a source connects to live.ogg, the listener should be
>> redirected to live.ogg from backup.ogg again
>>      1. Is it somehow possible that the icecast server doesn’t dump
>>         the listener out of the server as soon as the source
>>         disconnects? This is needed, as we are having many DJ’s –
>>         so the source changes like every 2h – but it’s a pain in
>>         the.. uhm.. neck ;) that the listeners allways need to
>>         reconnect to the server.
> Each of these is handled by the code in development, I would recommend
> getting the singleq branch at the moment
> via svn at svn.xiph.org/icecast/branches/icecast-singleq
> I've made a tarball as well at
> http://mediacast1.com/~karl/icecast-2.0-singleq.tar.gz
> karl.

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