[Icecast] What's best practice for serving multiple formats
from a remote icecast server?
kloschi at subsignal.org
Tue Oct 30 01:30:45 PDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 00:50 -0500, John Hicks wrote:
> What's the best way to do this?
> More specifically, is there a source client that can
> a) subscribe to a stream as a source
> b) output multiple formats and multiple streams to icecast
> Darkice. The only source client I have used is darkice. It looks like it
> does not decode but it can encode multiple streams. Can I use jack to
> subscribe to the base ogg stream and then feed it to darkice?
> Ezstream. It looks like ezstream does both decoding and encoding. Can it
> be configued to use a stream (e.g. http://127.0.0.1:8000/stream.ogg) as
> If not, I see that it allows stdin input. Could I simply pipe a stream
> (using something like wget http://127.0.0.1:8000/stream.ogg) into ezstream?
> But it looks like ezstream cannot output multiple streams. Is it good
> practice to run multiple instances?
> Savonet/Liquidsoap. According to its web site
> (http://savonet.sourceforge.net/wiki/Liquidsoap), it can fill the bill,
> accepting network streams and outputting multiple formats.
> MuSE. Likwise, MuSE claims to accept network streams and output multiple
> streams. http://muse.dyne.org/?info=description
> Which way should I go?
I don't know which is the best way, but I had always a good choice with
StreamTranscoderV3 http://www.oddsock.org/tools/streamTranscoderV3/ it
does exactly what you want and can possibly run automated on the server!
if you'd need help with config, drop a mail :)
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