[Icecast] Archiving live streams broken down by time.

Christoph Rupp crupp at umc-web.de
Tue Oct 5 07:11:32 PDT 2004


Hi Marion,

Marion Hall wrote:
> Is there a way that I can save an archive file by a time span; for 
> example we have two radio shows that we want to have daily archives on 
> the website, one that is from 7:30am to 8:00am and one that is from 
> 3:00pm to 3:30pm.  Is there a way that they could be saved with a 
> different filename each day.  Ex.  OpenLine093004.ogg for the first show 
> and SportsShow093004.ogg for the second show.  Then have the next day 
> saved with the following date.

you could use a cronjob - the first cronjob starts a shell script at 
3:00; the shell script generates the filename from the current date and 
time (i.e. OpenLine09001.ogg) and starts dumping the stream (i.e. with 
wget). at 3:30 you start another cronjob which kills wget.

Chris


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