[Icecast] Question about range select for static file serve in icecast

Michael Smith mlrsmith at gmail.com
Sun Feb 13 15:33:35 PST 2005

On Sun, 13 Feb 2005 23:02:07 +0100, Iceuse - Kris <iceuse at wwlang.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> >I think the header should be something like:
> >Range: bytes=10000-
> >
> >
> This seams to "work" for fetching the file. But my player (based on
> JOGG) is unable to recognize the data as an ogg stream, certainly
> because it receives no ogg header.
> Maybe something else, but I don't know.

Yes, if you're doing this with vorbis data, this will be insufficient.
You'll have to do multiple requests, get the headers, etc.

Using icecast for this purpose isn't particularly sensible - it's not
designed to be a highly efficient complete web server, and the file
serving is very limited.


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