[Icecast] Updating MetaData at the Relay
karl at xiph.org
Tue Feb 15 10:13:46 PST 2005
On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 14:45, oddsock wrote:
> >seem to remember how Shoutcast behaves. Try finding my servers on the
> >xiph.org yellow pages. :)
> >...and I presume that when we update the song title using the method I
> >specified above it causes Icecast to spark a GET to the xiph Yellow Pages
> >to update song data, as well... correct?
> Not sure, I'd have to look closer at the YP code..it used to, but Karl
> re-wrote how the YP communication was done with icecast. He may have
> pulled it out into a "periodic" update rather than an immediate trigger update.
There is both, a periodic update (default 60 seconds, can be specified
by the YP server) which is needed for refreshing entries and an
immediate trigger (ie yp touch) when there are updates.
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