[Icecast] on-disconnect -> streamtranscoderv3 (linux server)

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Tue Apr 11 20:19:42 UTC 2006

kloschi wrote:
> hi,
> so far I'm very happy that I have running an icecast server with
> streamtranscoder which autimatically transcodes a certein mountpoit
> (ogg-high-quality) to low, mid and high mp3 stream on-connect.
> but I'm stuck with two problems:
> 1. how to determine which stramtranscoderv3 process is reencoding this
> particular stream? because doing <on-disconnect> just 
> # killall streamTranscoderv3 
> is not useful, when other streams are also reencoded on this server.
> Maybe its totally easy, but I see no posibility so far, any hints?

when you start streamtranscoder, store the pid in a file that the 
disconnect script knows about.  Both scripts are passed the mountpoint 
as the arg so you can use that to refer to a pid file.


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