[Icecast] Static files with Icecast2

Andy Baxter andy at earthsong.free-online.co.uk
Mon Oct 25 12:48:24 PDT 2004


You just make a config entry in the icecast2 xml file saying which directory 
to use as the web root. e.g. if you give /local/music, then a file 
called /local/music/ska/Specials.ogg would be streamed from the url 
http://your.server:8000/ska/Specials.ogg
I don't think it makes the m3u/pls files, but you can do that in the script 
that makes your web pages like you say.

On Monday 25 Oct 2004 18:41, Ethan wrote:
> Hello,
>
>   With Icecast1 existed the functionality to have the server feed static
> content from disk. It generated a playlist file for the one file passed to
> it, and off things went.
>
>   I googled around a bit and found people saying it was possible to do
> this with icecast2, but the one outside link I found was now invalid.
>
>   Are there any pointers about how to add static content? Does it work
> similiar to the older icecast1 where I can point it to an entire
> directory?
>
>   I think I can generate the m3u files with php, just as long as icecast2
> can stream the files.
>
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