[Icecast] disable ID3 update

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Oct 10 09:33:24 UTC 2005

> I have jlGui Java player embedded into my web page, and it keeps
> reconnecting every time a song has ended. Unfortunately by reconnecting
> it looses the first 1-2 seconds of the songs. According to what you've
> said there's no way to make ices2 or icecast2 create a non-file-based
> stream. (That is: the player wouldn't know when a file ends and another
> starts, and so it wouldn't reconnect.) Am I right?

IceS2 can certainly do streaming not based on files. See, for example,
the ices-oss.xml or ices-alsa.xml example configurations.


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