[Icecast] [Icecast-dev] metadata fallback mounts

Geoff Shang geoff at hitsandpieces.net
Thu Jan 19 04:57:31 PST 2006


Karl Heyes wrote:

> To maintain consistency, no timing occurs on the fallback to file as that 
> requires parsing of all formats.

hmmm, good point, but it obviously breaks fallback-override (as far as it's 
useful), and also could cause your outgoing bandwidth to be swamped.

Suggestion: How about allowing the admin to configure a bitrate for the 
fallback file.  This would make it their responsibility to get it right, 
but would solve both of the above.

Geoff.



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