[Icecast] Socket to Icecast

Jeremy Prince jprince14 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 20:45:01 PST 2014


Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I updated my code to use
cURL for sending the mp3 encoded audio to http://localhost:8001/test_stream.
What should I put in my icecast configuration file to properly receive the

This example of using cURL for HTTP PUT operations was very helpful in case
anyone else is interested.

thanks again,


On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 7:32 AM, "Thomas B. Rücker" <thomas at ruecker.fi>

> Hi,
> On 11/11/2014 05:53 AM, Jeremy Prince wrote:
> > I am working on a project where I am reading data from a radio then
> > encoding it to mp3. I would like to then send this encoded data to
> > Icecast for streaming, is all I need to do is create a tcp connection
> > to the icecast socket and then start sending the encoded buffer?
> It's a bit more than that. Probably the easiest way for you is to look
> at integrating libShout into your project. It handles all the specifics.
> Or in case of Icecast 2.4.x, implement HTTP PUT.
> We're currently working on updated documentation about Icecast source
> connections. You'll find it on http://icecast.org soon.
> Cheers
> Thomas
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