[Icecast] Can icecast stream a file from disk?
Thomas B. Ruecker
dm8tbr at afthd.tu-darmstadt.de
Wed Jun 4 12:49:14 PDT 2008
Benjamin Scherrey schrieb:
> I'll toss in here and augment with Wade's remarks. Absolutely this
> is not an optimal use of icecast but may actually result in reduced
> complexity for deployment for people who need to stream both dynamic
> and static content. For example, if we have a live streaming site but
> we want to put some sample static content in the profile of the band
> who will be streamed later - going ahead and using icecast to stream
> that static file on demand eliminates the need for me to setup a
> seperate configuration/server to handle the static files. Certainly
> not a dea-breaker but a nice-to-have option I think.
yes, sure that is why this functionality is there in the first place I
One just should be aware of the possible downsides. That way you won't
get an unpleasant surprise.
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