[Icecast] Making a smooth transition between sources?
tom at swirly.com
Wed Feb 1 10:05:13 PST 2012
Oh, this seems very cool - but, it doesn't handle the actual streaming, am
I right, just mixes multiple relay streams together?
Or, does it actually stream from playlists on the server? If so, I'd
switch in a moment!
(I think I'm seeing different documentations from different times here...)
I'm using eztream as my streamer for when my base computer isn't
operating... and I had to hack it to fix the fact it didn't properly handle
TagLib, and didn't report the "album" name.
There's also a UTF-8 encoding issue with ezstream which I have proven to my
own satisfaction by streaming the same single track from itunes/Nicecast on
my desktop, and then from ezstream... I get the correct UTF-8 titles when
using Nicecast, but wrong ones when using ezstream.
I'm supposedly an expert on character encodings :-D but I haven't figured
out exactly where the issue is in ezstream.
I also have my own Python code to do things like "auto-Twitter"
You can see my code to do it here: https://github.com/rec/radio
I haven't prettied it up for release but I tend to write fairly readable
On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 12:55 PM, Parisson <lists at parisson.com> wrote:
> I use DeeFuzzer to push audio or video data as a relay for existing
> stations (one reading disk files, one streaming live sessions). It
> provides OSC
> command scripts to hot switch.
> Check it out ;)
> On 31/01/2012 02:58, Tom Swirly wrote:
> > Hello!
> > I'm setting up an icecast radio station. I'll usually be broadcasting
> from this
> > machine, but want to be able to make a smooth transition to an ezstream
> > that I can run on the same server as the radio station.
> > Unfortunately, my experiments haven't found a way I can make a transition
> > without knocking off all my clients. :-(
> > Any idea about best practices on this?
> > --
> > /t
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