[icecast] try again

Jason L webby at seneca-rez.net
Thu Mar 4 18:50:51 PST 2004



I got 1 answer and it made no sense.  I never got any others.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Smith" <msmith at xiph.org>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 9:37 PM
Subject: Re: [icecast] try again

<p>> On Friday 05 March 2004 13:26, Jason L wrote:
> > I didn't really get help last time I emailed this so i'll try again.
>
> You did. You were given a clear answer by at least one person.
>
> >
> > when using shoutcast it makes a listen.pls  file so if someone clicks
the
> > link http://live.domain.com/listen.pls  winamp will automaticlly open
and
> > play the stream.
> >
> > right now for anyone to listen to my icecast server I tell them to open
> > winamp and enter in http://rcscanner.dyndns.org:8000
>
> Icecast will auto-generate a playlist file if you request a URL of
> "/mountpoint.m3u". So, for example, if your mountpoint is "/stream", you
can
> request http://blah.blah/stream.m3u", and this will do what you asked for.
>
> >
> >
> > What I would like is to have a link I can give them in a email they can
> > just click on that would work like the shoutcast listen.pls. because
right
> > now clicking  http://rcscanner.dyndns.org:8000  will just open a broswer
> > window and do nothing else because it doesn't know what the server is
and
> > what program to play the stream with.
> >
> > I run the icecast server in windows and according to the DOCs you can't
run
> > the webserver in windows so putting a listen.pls on the icecast
webserver
> > won't work.
>
> Where do the docs say this? There is no problem that I know of with the
> fileserving functionality in the windows version.
>
> Mike
>
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