[Icecast] Shoutcast compatibility suggestions
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)
>> DSPs to icecast, you would have no way to map the metadata updates
>> those 2 to the correct mountpoints. It may be possible to do this
>> 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
>> 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.
> since you're already doing magic with the paired ports.
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