[Icecast] on-demand stream relay

A. Craig West acraigwest at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 21:24:05 UTC 2009

2009/4/24 Karl Heyes <karl at xiph.org>:
> yes it is a pull relay, so there would need to be a way for the remote
> icecast to connect to the local icecast. You can use a dynamic dns mechanism
> if the IP can change.
> The only way you could get something to push content onto the remote icecast
> is if you hooked into the auth url listener add handler and issued a remote
> request to start the push but you would have the same concerns as you have
> with an on-demand relay, addressing the local server.

The one thought I had is to write client-side code that checks the
number of listener's on the mount, and supplies a null stream if the
listener count is 0. Probably the best way to implement it, really....

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