[Icecast] Icecast and ezstream

Michael Kamleitner michael.kamleitner at play.fm
Thu Jun 16 02:46:27 PDT 2005


Subhabrata Bhattacharya wrote:

> What is the actual functionality of ezstream when I use it with
> Icecast?What does it exactly do?
>
> Why isn't Icecast written to read a file directly and stream it?


that's exactly what it does!

from http://www.icecast.org/ezstream.php:

"ezstream is a command line utility...It enables you to stream mp3 or vorbis files to an icecast server..."

u can define a single mp3/vorbis-file or a whole m3u-playlist, which is then repeatedly sent to the icecast server...

mike
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