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Simon Turner
2004-01-08, 04:36
OK Thanks. I'll give it a shot. By "recent changes to the server code" do
you mean i should download a nightly build (if there is a Windows version,
I'm new to nightly builds) or is vs 5.0.1 OK?

I'd just like to take this opportunity to say that Slimserver is a really
cool device that does the job very well indeed(and it great fun even if you
are not a perl and unix bod). The open source part gives it so much more
spice, interest and possibilities too.
I'm really looking forward to someone working out how (one way or another!)
to get the Real Audio streams from the UK Radio 4 web site
(www.bbc.co.uk/radio4) to work through it.

Simon
Brighton UK

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of kdf
Sent: 08 January 2004 10:58
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] How to get Shoutcast plugin to work on on Win32?


Quoting Simon Turner <simon (AT) brighton (DOT) co.uk>:

> Has anyone had any luck getting the Shoutcast Plugin
> (http://www.dur.ac.uk/p.j.heslin/amusements/shoutcast_plugin.html) to work
> on Win32?
> I've got the 5.01 server version, downloaded the correct version of the
> plugin (shoutcast.pm) and stuck it in the SlimServer/Plugins directory.
Now
> I have to do something with CPAN and HTML Tree... which baffles me rather.
>
> Perl? What's that?
> :-)
search on cpan.org for HTML::Tree and LWP::Simple, save them to
Plugins/HTML/Tree.pm and Plugins/LWP/Simple.pm respectively. Recent changes
to
the server code should allow Windows EXE version to load the CPAN modules
that
way. I dont know for sure how it will perform in Windows. I am using
Linux, so
I have the easy way out for most required modules.

-kdf

kdf
2004-01-08, 04:47
Quoting Simon Turner <simon (AT) brighton (DOT) co.uk>:

> OK Thanks. I'll give it a shot. By "recent changes to the server code" do
> you mean i should download a nightly build (if there is a Windows version,
> I'm new to nightly builds) or is vs 5.0.1 OK?

definately a nightly build.


>
> I'd just like to take this opportunity to say that Slimserver is a really
> cool device that does the job very well indeed(and it great fun even if you
> are not a perl and unix bod). The open source part gives it so much more
> spice, interest and possibilities too.
> I'm really looking forward to someone working out how (one way or another!)
> to get the Real Audio streams from the UK Radio 4 web site
> (www.bbc.co.uk/radio4) to work through it.

its tricky legal space, but there is bound to be some way or another. earlier
versions of the server had one option (Alienstreams) for windows only. It was
broken by server changes. I'm sure it will be working with the current
slimserver eventually.

-kdf

Stuart
2004-01-08, 06:18
> I'm really looking forward to someone working out how (one way or another!)
> to get the Real Audio streams from the UK Radio 4 web site
> (www.bbc.co.uk/radio4) to work through it.

Me too, but those RealAudio streams don't sound to good anyway. The Ogg
streams the BBC experimented with a while a go sounded great see
http://support.bbc.co.uk/ogg/

Send the BBC an e-mail of complaint!

S.