[Icecast] Metadata configurablity in Icecast

Geoff Shang geoff at QuiteLikely.com
Fri Nov 21 15:06:14 UTC 2014

On Fri, 21 Nov 2014, "Thomas B. Rücker" wrote:

> On 11/21/2014 02:21 PM, Geoff Shang wrote:
>> I would like to request that this be configurable somehow.  I agree
>> that this is undesirable under most circumstances, but there are
>> situations where this is required.
> It has been requested before and the answer is still the same, we have
> it on our radar and it will happen in the future. If someone wants to
> make sure it's in the $next_release, then possible avenues are:
> - sending a patch (after discussing how to approach this, see below)
> - sponsoring development of a patch (I'd expect this to be in the 0.5-2h
> range)

How much money would be needed??

> I'm partial to KISS and just put a big switch in (option 1).
> Just to be clear, *anyone* with mountpoint credentials is then able to
> mess with metadata from anywhere... We disabled this completely for a
> good reason (leaving it open to the administrator account).

Oh I didn't realise the admin account could override this.  This makes it 
less pressing, though still nice to have.


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