[icecast] does icecast care what it streams?

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Feb 2 17:06:45 PST 2004



On Tuesday 03 February 2004 00:41, Joern Nettingsmeier wrote:
> ...i.e. could it stream arbitrary stuff (such as video) if i don't
> care about metadata?

Most of icecast doesn't care. However, some bits do, so it's neccesary to have 
some handling code in it for each datatype.

It would be _very_ easy to add support to icecast for streams of type 
"application/octet-stream" - i.e. a stream that icecast should just feed 
straight through without having any special handling for at all, then you 
could use that for your purposes.

Mike

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