[Icecast] Streaming .PLS playlists

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Wed Sep 28 18:20:35 PDT 2005


On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 01:23, Daniel D. Escobar wrote:
> I’m trying to setup icecast on one of my Linux boxes but I’m having
> trouble creating and accessing a *.pls playlist. Let me explain, I can
> create a file containing the MP3 files to be streamed using ices which
> then redirects the data to icecast to be streamed like a radio
> station. The problem with this is that the client then cannot choose
> which song within the playlist to play. I want to create a file using
> the .PLS format that the client can download and then have the option
> of clicking on any of the songs inside that file to be then streamed
> using the icecast server. How do I do this? Any help would be greatly
> appreciated. 

lookup what the layout of a pls file is like, write one, place it in
webroot or on a web server and you are done.

karl



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