[Icecast] Edit icecast.xml while server running

Lance Schilka lance at mnetradio.com
Wed Oct 21 18:19:13 PDT 2015


Yes windows 7

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> On Oct 21, 2015, at 18:03, Ross Levis <ross at stationplaylist.com> wrote:
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> Is that the case for the Windows edition of Icecast Server?
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> From: icecast-bounces at xiph.org [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] On Behalf Of M M
> Sent: Thursday, 22 October 2015 6:03 a.m.
> To: Icecast streaming server user discussions
> Subject: Re: [Icecast] Edit icecast.xml while server running
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> I believe many Windows devs would just monitor the filesystem for changes to the config file, and then re-read it when it has changed.
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> From: lion at lion.leolix.org
> To: icecast at xiph.org
> Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:23:30 +0000
> Subject: Re: [Icecast] Edit icecast.xml while server running
> 
> Good morning,
>  
> On Mon, 2015-10-12 at 07:16 -0700, Jack Elliott 541 848 7021 wrote:
> > When running Icecast server on a Windows machine, I find that I can
> > edit icecast.xml while Icecast is running, but must stop and restart
> > Icecast for the changes to be recognized. At least right away, anway.
> > It's possible that Icecast will eventually get around to accepting the
> > changes later in the day but I haven't waited to find out.
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> Icecast2 will not magically re-read it. To do so you need to send a
> SIGHUP. As windows does not have real, working signals there is no way
> to let it re-read it with the current official version.
> But I need to recommend against running Icecast2 (or any other server
> software) on windows anyway.
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> -- 
> Philipp.
>  (Rah of PH2)
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