[Icecast] add AAC+ file header to new streams

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Jun 12 16:31:48 UTC 2008

oddsock wrote:

> That being said, caching a the AAC+ header is certainly something that 
> can be done in Icecast, heck, it's REQUIRED for streaming ogg vorbis 
> streams (caching the first 3 pages of a vorbis stream - containing 
> codebooks and other critical goodies).

Technically icecast could be configured to cache/send something 
initially if the format is parsed but that is not the case for AAC like 
it is for vorbis.  I doubt that the header in question is constant either.


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