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icecast 2.x - README
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Icecast is a streaming media server which currently supports Ogg 
Vorbis and MP3 audio streams. It can be used to create an Internet 
radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in 
between. It is very versatile in that new formats can be added 
relatively easily and supports open standards for commuincation and 
interaction.
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Icecast is distributed under the GNU GPL, version 2. A copy of this
license is included with this software in the COPYING file.
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Prerequisites
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icecast requires the following packages :

* libxml2 - http://xmlsoft.org/downloads.html
* libxslt - http://xmlsoft.org/XSLT/downloads.html
* curl - http://curl.haxx.se/download.html (>= version 7.10 required)
  NOTE: icecast may be compiled without curl, however this will
        disable all Directory server interaction (YP).
* ogg/vorbis - http://www.vorbis.com/files (>= version 1.0 required)

A Note About RPMS
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This section only applies to you if your operating system uses RPMS.

In order to build icecast, you will need to install the "devel" RPM
packages for each of the prerequisite packages in addition to the
normal RPMS for each package.

please check the websites for each of the prerequisite packages for
appropriate download links for RPMS.


Build/Install
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To build icecast on a Unix platform, perform the following :
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Run
   ./configure
   make
   make install

To build and install this release.

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A sample config file will be placed in /usr/local/etc (on UNIX) or in 
the current working directory (on Win32) and is called icecast.xml
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Documentation for icecast is available in the doc directory, by 
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viewing doc/index.html in a browser.
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Please email us at icecast@xiph.org or icecast-dev@xiph.org, or come and see
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us at irc.freenode.net, channel #icecast, if you have any troubles.
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