[Icecast] Re-Assembling SongData in Icecast Streams..
Ian Andrew Bell
hello at ianbell.com
Wed Nov 24 21:31:03 UTC 2004
Also... how do you specify which mount you're injecting the metadata
into? Presumably there's someone out there relaying for multiple
different sources, though that's not us...
On 24-Nov-04, at 2:00 AM, Ian Andrew Bell wrote:
> Right... I understand how the stream works and we have no confusion at
> all then.
> So I need to create a script to re-inject MP3 Metadata from my
> handy-dandy XML file (when it changes) which is easily done if, as you
> say, there're a few variables that the admin.cgi can listen for (of
> course Icecast has no admin.cgi)
> The info you've provided for Shoutcast is useful and you allude to
> some other icecast methods ... need documentation for this function
> of icecast and googling produces no joy, nor do the official or
> unofficial guides for icecast. The Smackfu link is OK as a cursory
> introduction to how to pull attributes from a stream but not so
> instructive in injecting them in and it lists one of the variables.
> What are the variables used in the shoutcast-metadata-protocol and how
> do they work?
> I'm guessing through some extensive googling and have found the
> following... but a definitive answer and list of variables would be
> very, very helpful:
> By inference I'm guessing that the shoutcast method is therefore:
> mode=updinfo&pass=password&song=Booga&streamtitle=Fubar .... ad
> ...and the password that is relevant is the admin password. Of
> course, I'm running Icecast 2.1 now.
> What's the icecast method and what variable names are supported... and
> are there any that AREN'T used in the shoutcast-metadata-protocol?
> Is it as simple as:
> mode=updinfo&pass=password&song=Booga&streamtitle=Fubar ???
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