[Icecast] fallback to static mp3 file?

Klaas Jan Wierenga k.j.wierenga at home.nl
Tue Sep 7 11:54:43 PDT 2004


Thanks for the status on the trunk version. I'll give the trunk version a whirl and start using it heavily :-) and report back if there are any problems.

Cheers,
KJ
> 
> Van: Karl Heyes <karl at xiph.org>
> Aan: Klaas Jan Wierenga <k.j.wierenga at home.nl>
> CC: icecast <icecast at xiph.org>
> Datum: di 7 sep 04, 19:55
> Onderwerp: Re: [Icecast] fallback to static mp3 file?
> 
> On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 17:54, Klaas Jan Wierenga wrote:
> > Karl,
> > 
> > It would certainly be a useful feature for me and I guess others. The
> > current solution with ezstream works but listeners all end up at the
> > same (current) point in the mp3 file. With the mp3 file as a fallback
> > each individual listener would want to start hearing it from the
> > start. This might be more difficult to implement with the single-q
> > that is in the current trunk code, I don't know.
> 
> The single-q changes would not affect anything like this, this would be
> purely a client handling change. Don't forget icecast does have file
> serving capabilities so it would be just a matter of doing internal
> changes to handle source to file serving client migration and vice
> versa.  I need to look at the specifics to an idea of the extent of the
> changes.
> 
> > About the status of the svn 2.1 trunk code. What is the status? I
> > guess it's not a stable release? Or is it stable enough to use it in 
> > a production system. If it is stable/mature enough I could start using
> > it (with its extra features and bugfixes) in my production system. Any
> > thoughts?
> 
> Whether it is stable enough is hard to say, as the only measure for that
> is heavy usage. From the feedback I've had and the lack of faults
> reported I would say it is certainly stable enough for most is not all
> users :)
> 
> There are still some known issues to resolve for trunk but those are not
> easy to trigger and in fact are not really stability issues. 
> 
> karl.
> 
> 
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