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Philip Meyer
2005-04-10, 03:02
After installing the 10-April-2005 nightly, I notice that I have duplicate plugins listed and ticked:

SHOUTcast Internet Radio
Slim Devices Picks
Radioio.com

I have two SHOUTcast Internet Radio plugin settings sections on the Plugins page, and two on the "Internet Radio" page too.

I can see items for these radio plugins in the drop-down browse method list in the fishbone skin - this will be great when it's all finished! I'm curious about the "podcast browser" plugin that seems to have been added though - is this accessible anywhere in the interface yet?

WinXP Pro, using Fishbone Skin.

Phil

mherger
2005-04-10, 05:40
Dan/Dean/Vidur,

> After installing the 10-April-2005 nightly, I notice that I have
> duplicate plugins listed and ticked:
>
> SHOUTcast Internet Radio
> Slim Devices Picks
> Radioio.com

The Windows build script does not seem to remove files. Those plugins have
been moved to their own folders. The original files can be removed.

> I have two SHOUTcast Internet Radio plugin settings sections on the
> Plugins page, and two on the "Internet Radio" page too.
>
> I can see items for these radio plugins in the drop-down browse method
> list in the fishbone skin - this will be great when it's all finished!
> I'm curious about the "podcast browser" plugin that seems to have been
> added though - is this accessible anywhere in the interface yet?
>
> WinXP Pro, using Fishbone Skin.
>
> Phil
>
>

mherger
2005-04-10, 05:43
Phil

> After installing the 10-April-2005 nightly, I notice that I have
> duplicate plugins listed and ticked:
>
> SHOUTcast Internet Radio
> Slim Devices Picks
> Radioio.com
>
> I have two SHOUTcast Internet Radio plugin settings sections on the
> Plugins page, and two on the "Internet Radio" page too.

This is an issue with the 6.1 Windows build: I have added web interfaces
to those plugins, they therefore moved to their own subfolders. But the
original files have not been removed. I hope this will soon be fixed.

> I can see items for these radio plugins in the drop-down browse method
> list in the fishbone skin - this will be great when it's all finished!

What's missing? I'm still working on Shoutcast (mainly memory
optimisations), but they should work.

> I'm curious about the "podcast browser" plugin that seems to have been
> added though - is this accessible anywhere in the interface yet?

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Michael

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Philip Meyer
2005-04-10, 06:26
>This is an issue with the 6.1 Windows build: I have added web interfaces
>to those plugins, they therefore moved to their own subfolders. But the
>original files have not been removed. I hope this will soon be fixed.
>
Also Live365 seems to have its own subfolder now, but it seems that the live365.pm in plugins folder is still required. I've removed the other original files and restarted slimserver.

>What's missing? I'm still working on Shoutcast (mainly memory
>optimisations), but they should work.
>
Shoutcast, SimDevices Picks, and RadioIO seem to work; I can't see anything for Live365 though. The items aren't in any particular order in the browse drop-down list (or the plugins list).

The interface to the plugins - there is still a duplicate Shoutcast preference panel (appears in Plugins and Internet Radio prefs pages).

I have a question about the Shoutcast prefs. Does the "Number of Streams" preference apply to browsing through both the Web Interface and SB? I thought the reason for cutting back the number of streams was because it would be tiresome to browse through the SB, but through the web interface, it's perhaps better that this restriction doesn't apply?

Thanks,
Phil

mherger
2005-04-10, 10:48
Philip

I just installed the latest nightly on my Windows machine and I did not
have the double entries. What release did you use?

>> This is an issue with the 6.1 Windows build: I have added web interfaces
>> to those plugins, they therefore moved to their own subfolders. But the
>> original files have not been removed. I hope this will soon be fixed.
>>
> Also Live365 seems to have its own subfolder now, but it seems that the
> live365.pm in plugins folder is still required. I've removed the other
> original files and restarted slimserver.

This is strange as I don't have that Live365 folder nor did I touch the
Live365 plugin, yet (I first want to finish ShoutcastBrowser).

>> What's missing? I'm still working on Shoutcast (mainly memory
>> optimisations), but they should work.
>>
> Shoutcast, SimDevices Picks, and RadioIO seem to work; I can't see
> anything for Live365 though. The items aren't in any particular order
> in the browse drop-down list (or the plugins list).

I haven't touched Live365, yet. Picks and RadioIO were pretty straight
forward. I'm still working on Shoutcast, mainly memory optimisation and
integration of the "recently played" feature into the web interface.

> The interface to the plugins - there is still a duplicate Shoutcast
> preference panel (appears in Plugins and Internet Radio prefs pages).

This is by design (I guess).

> I have a question about the Shoutcast prefs. Does the "Number of
> Streams" preference apply to browsing through both the Web Interface and
> SB? I thought the reason for cutting back the number of streams was
> because it would be tiresome to browse through the SB, but through the
> web interface, it's perhaps better that this restriction doesn't apply?

It's the number of streams that's requested from Shoutcast's server. I
guess it was originally meant to prevent timeouts while downloading the
list. Limiting the number of streams won't considerably limit the number
of menu entries as it's sorted into genres.

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Philip Meyer
2005-04-10, 12:55
Hi "Michael Herger" <slim (AT) herger (DOT) net>,

>I just installed the latest nightly on my Windows machine and I did not
>have the double entries. What release did you use?
>
SlimServer_v2005-04-09.exe, but currently running in a console with "perl slimserver.pl".

>This is strange as I don't have that Live365 folder nor did I touch the
>Live365 plugin, yet (I first want to finish ShoutcastBrowser).
>
I frequently install the latest nightly straight over the top - perhaps its something left over from ages ago.

Phil

kdf
2005-04-10, 13:09
Quoting Philip Meyer <phil (AT) hergest (DOT) demon.co.uk>:

> Hi "Michael Herger" <slim (AT) herger (DOT) net>,
>
> >I just installed the latest nightly on my Windows machine and I did not
> >have the double entries. What release did you use?
> >
> SlimServer_v2005-04-09.exe, but currently running in a console with "perl
> slimserver.pl".
>
> >This is strange as I don't have that Live365 folder nor did I touch the
> >Live365 plugin, yet (I first want to finish ShoutcastBrowser).
> >
> I frequently install the latest nightly straight over the top - perhaps its
> something left over from ages ago.

Live365.pm used to also require Live365/Live365API.pm. at some point they were
merged into a single Live365.pm. It should be harmless.

-kdf

Dave Cohen
2005-04-11, 10:34
Phil,

The Podcast Browser does not have any real web UI. Just a configuration form under server settings -> plugins. No doubt it should have something more...

I started a new thread to discuss it: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?p=35133



... I'm curious about the "podcast browser" plugin that seems to have been added though - is this accessible anywhere in the interface yet?

...

Philip Meyer
2005-04-11, 15:15
>I started a new thread to discuss it:
>http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?p=35133
>
I noticed that thanks - tried podcasting today for the first time.

Phil