[Icecast] Reinstall changes icecast.xml
phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net
Wed Jun 29 13:15:34 UTC 2022
On Wed, 2022-06-29 at 11:54 +0000, Dik .... wrote:
> Thanks for getting back
> I get the exact same results using the versions supplied for 18.04 in
> the xiph repo
Yes, the provided packages basically mirror the distribution specific
parts from the downstream distributions. As they should work as drop-in
replacement they shouldn't be too different.
> $ debconf-show icecast2 displays PASSWORD-D rather than the standard
> Editing debconf using debconf-get-selections / debconf-set-selections
> fixes this but it seems odd that I need to
Good. So at least we have identified the problem.
Also means that it's part of your operating system and it's config. So
I would really like to recommend opening a ticket there. If you did so,
please feel free to link it on here. :)
With best regards,
> From: Icecast <icecast-bounces at xiph.org> on behalf of Philipp Schafft
> <phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net>
> Sent: 28 June 2022 13:41
> To: Icecast streaming server user discussions <icecast at xiph.org>
> Subject: Re: [Icecast] Reinstall changes icecast.xml
> Good morning,
> On Mon, 2022-06-27 at 21:34 +0000, Dik .... wrote:
> > Ubuntu 20.04.4
> > Icecast 2.4.4-3ubuntu0.1
> > [...]
> > Then I do apt remove icecast2 and apt install icecast2.... The
> > icecast.xml stays the same apart from:
> > [...]
> > Are these passwords supposed to change on reinstall? Where is it
> > getting PASSWORD-D from, it's nowhere else in icecast.xml??
> > I noticed this when I updated from 18.04 to 20.04, which meant that
> > icecast didn't work as expected after the update, but the same
> > happens with uninstall / reinstall on 20.04.
> > This is unhelpful when updating
> this doesn't look like it is about upstream Icecast but the Ubuntu
> package. Therefore best addressed at the Ubuntu bug tracker.
> However: There are some Debian based packages out there that manage
> password as part of the package configuration. My best guess here is
> re-installing triggered the package manager to sync it's stored
> password back into the config file. If that is the case maybe it is
> best to manage the password within the package manager?
> Over here at Debian that is debconf. And it asks me on install if I
> want to have Icecast managed by it. If I select the managed mode I
> $ debconf-show icecast2
> * icecast2/icecast-setup: true
> * icecast2/hostname: localhost
> * icecast2/adminpassword: hackme
> * icecast2/sourcepassword: hackme
> * icecast2/relaypassword: hackme
> So maybe you can also just disable that by setting icecast2/icecast-
> setup to false? But again, I would like to refer you to the Ubuntu
> package maintainer/bug tracker here as all the above is guesswork
> on how things are on Debian.
> Still hope that helped.
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