[Icecast] static file streaming

oddsock oddsock at oddsock.org
Sun Mar 26 16:01:17 UTC 2006

At 08:52 AM 3/26/2006, oddsock wrote:
>At 12:19 AM 3/26/2006, Ivan Zahoranszky wrote:
>>Sorry! The links I tried are:

http://my.server.hu/try.mp3.m3u   <-- THAT is the proper form..

>that is the proper form (obviously without the space after the .hu), 
>but more importantly, for this to work you need to make sure you've 
>set <hostname> to my.server.hu in your icecast config.
>note that the file try.mp3.m3u does not need (and should not) to 
>exist on your icecast server, it is automatically generated by 
>icecast itself.  If icecast gets a request for 
>http://blah:port/whatever.mp3.m3u, icecast will serve up a m3u file 
>containing :
>where <hostname> and <listenport> are defined in the config file.  I 
>thought all this was mentioned in the docs...
>also, it should be noted that m3u is not just appropriate for mp3 
>files, it's a general (and very simple) playlist format that contain 
>any media types supported by the player using to open it..
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