Hi Tim,2013/10/2 Tim Baker <tim@tjbaker.co.uk>
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> Somehow a zero byte MP3 file sneaked in - some sort of upload problem - and the station fell over last night and spent until now on the emergency file.
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> Is there a way of checking for or stopping this fail in code? I'm on LIquidsoap 1.1.1. I'm using mksafe - and skipping blank of 45 seconds or more.
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> Log repeated this until it seemed it stopped working, in fact it fell over when I deleted the file, needed another restart.
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> 2013/10/02 13:21:53 [decoder:3] Unable to decode "/home/shows/featuredshows/radioclash/talk/rc_248.mp3" as {audio=2;video=0;midi=0}!
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> Also worrying since I have 'blank' override playlists that also kick in this error - not as frequent (the logs were full of pages of this, the playlists give up after about 5-10 tries, worryingly they drop back to cached versions which I don't want - I want the playlists to override the main programming only when they are there.
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> Any help appreciated.

Reading this, I'm not sure I understand how/what made your script fail. You could share more of it and perhaps the relevant logs?

Thanks!
Romain