[Icecast] icecast ondemand / id3 tags

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Oct 11 01:07:26 UTC 2004

On Saturday 09 October 2004 18:47, Michael Kamleitner wrote:
> hi list,
> I plan to use icecast to stream mp3-files on demand, however, icecast seems
> to ignore the existing id3(v1)-tags when serving static files... is there
> any workaround for this problem?

Icecast properly serves the entire file when doing static file-serving. 
However, the id3 tag is at the end of the file, so the client doesn't receive 
it until the end. There's nothing icecast can do about this: either you want 
static file serving, or you don't.


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