[Icecast] fallback in Icecast 2.3 RC3

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Mon Sep 19 20:25:18 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-09-19 at 20:58, Milos Wimmer wrote:

> I send 2 streams from machine "A" to icecast server:
>    "cro-region-256.ogg"   (224 kb/s stream)
>    "cro-region.ogg"       (128 kb/s stream)
> and 1 backup stream from machine "B" to same icecast server:
>    "z-cro-region.ogg"       (128 kb/s stream)
> I'm using following definition in my icecast.xml file:
>      <mount>
>              <mount-name>/cro-region.ogg</mount-name>
>              <fallback-mount>/z-cro-region.ogg</fallback-mount>
>              <fallback-override>1</fallback-override>
>      </mount>
> When I'm listening stream "/cro-region.ogg" and I stop both streams 
> "cro-region-256.ogg" and "cro-region.ogg", my client (xmms) is moved to 
> "/z-cro-region.ogg" stream greatly.
> But when I start both streams "cro-region-256.ogg" and "cro-region.ogg" 
> again, my client is moved to "/cro-region-256.ogg" instead of 
> "/cro-region.ogg".

If there's no fallback link from /cro-region-256.ogg to
/z-cro-region.ogg then it's wrong, but I'd prefer to see the xml and
error log (level 4) before saying it's a bug.  If there is a fallback
from /cro-region-256.ogg to /cro-region.ogg with override enabled then
it could happen.


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