[Icecast] Conceptual problem?

David Saunders abitar.com at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 07:35:39 UTC 2007

Easyest  way i know of is to get an winamp plug in and play it in
winamp and stream it out to the server.

I use OddCast from Oddsock.org for my winamp plug in.

On 6/15/07, Tod <tod at stthomasepc.org> wrote:
> I am just starting to experiment with Icecast2.  I have a collection of
> .wav files that I eventually want to stream out as either ogg or mp3.
> None of the source clients I found could do this type of re-encoding,
> maybe I just missed one?  So I set out writing a shell script to do it
> for me.
> I'm having a real tough time getting things to work so I finally decided
> that maybe I don't have a thorough understanding of what I need to do.
> I thought it would be as simple as taking my .wav file, passing it
> through oggenc to encode it, and then redirect that output to the mount
> point defined in icecast.xml.
> Is that anywhere near reasonable or is there something more
> sophisticated going on in the source clients than I thought.  Everything
> _seems_ to be working on the server side but when I try connecting
> nothing happens.
> Thanks for any assistance.
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