[Icecast] Shoutcast compatibility suggestions

mark burdett mark at indymedia.org
Wed Dec 29 19:02:52 UTC 2004

yup sounds pretty good (if you're already taking the shoutcast compat 


On 29 Dec 2004, at 10:52, Ralph Giles wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 29, 2004 at 08:49:54AM -0600, oddsock wrote:
>>               So, while technically you could connect 2 (or more) 
>> Shoutcast
>> DSPs to icecast, you would have no way to map the metadata updates 
>> from
>> those 2 to the correct mountpoints.   It may be possible to do this 
>> based
>> off the port the request came in on (that would then require you to 
>> setup a
>> set of 'port' and 'port + 1' pairs for each possible shoutcast DSP you
>> wanted to connect.  This is not a very elegant solution however, and 
>> is
>> marginally better than starting up multiple icecast instances.  
>> although we
>> may consider implementing it if enough people ask for it.
> IMHO, it's much better than having to run multiple instances. 
> Especially
> since you're already doing magic with the paired ports.
>  -r
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