[icecast] Icecast/IceS relay question

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Tue Feb 24 14:02:30 PST 2004



On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 21:54, Joseph Wilhelm wrote:
> Okay... I realize this has probably been asked dozens of times, but I
> can't seem to find a definitive answer after googling and archive
> scanning.
> 
> What I'm looking to do is simply relay one stream (In this case, a
> Shoutcast stream), re-encode it at a lower bitrate, and then
> re-broadcast it at this lower bitrate. Obviously for purposes of
> providing a dialup stream.
> 
> At this time, I don't have access to the system that provides the source
> for the stream, so I need to pull the relay and do the re-encode
> locally. Is ices able to do this? Or perhaps any of the other related
> tools? I've found various Perl scripts to re-encode using different
> tools (wget/curl to pull, lame to re-encode, then pushing to the
> source), but I would prefer to use an "official" method if such a thing
> exists.

you could use wget/curl feeding mp3 to ices 0.3 via stdin, another way
is using streamtranscoder.

karl.

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