[Icecast] Icecast relay as a source to another icecast?

"Rücker, Thomas" thomas.ruecker at tieto.com
Sat Mar 2 12:03:56 UTC 2013

On 02/03/13 11:07, telmnstr at 757.org wrote:
>> Your best bet in such a case is to use an external solution.
>> I'd probably go with liquidsoap as that should be able to take the
>> stream as is and just push it to the remote server.
> Apparently Liquidsoap cannot forward an icecast stream without
> re-encoding.

Interesting, I'm sorry for misleading you.

> As nutty as it seems, VLC might be the solution with the acopy operator. I
> need to look into the icecast output plugin to make sure it can do copy
> and not encode.
> Damn you VLC. You're command lines are painful but you're oh so handy.

Another option could be gstreamer (gst-launch specifically).
Constructing the pipe-line is also quite painful, but there are quite 
some examples floating around for icecast streaming.



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