[Icecast] Several Questions about Ices2 & icecast2

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Tue Jan 18 05:59:06 PST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 11:48, Meister Jaeg0r wrote:

>      1. Is it possible, that ices updates Metadata (Artist – Track) to
>         the icecast Server in playlist mode?

If your metadata is in your ogg files then yes.

>      1. Is there any possibility of controlling ices2 by a
>         webinterface with functions like nextrack, stop and play,
>         switching live stream and playlist?

only my branch allows to switch input midstream, but causing something
like next track is just a matter of generating a signal.

>      1. Does anybody know a tcl script for eggdrops that can read and
>         put out icecast2 Stream informations?

no, but I don't think it's that difficult to do.

>      1. Are there any other player which are better for a mixed
>         Playlist/Live Stream Server ?

To mix the 2 streams, one way is to use something like xmms to play
files and then use ices to capture from DSP both the PCM/Wave/Mix and


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