I wanted to use the latest code from svn, but I also wanted to run slimserver as a Windows service.
This article describes how to do it.
However, I also have an iPod and the iPod can not play back FLAC files, and even if it could, MP3 files are a lot smaller and good enough quality for mobile use.
I needed some way to convert my large FLAC collection to MP3, and came up with a perl script, imaginatively entitled "flac2mp3".
Please see the flac2mp3 webpage:
Ultimately I will probably modify the DI/O output stage to operate at 0dBU, but until I get round to that I needed to build some sort of attenuator. This article describes the design process I went through to design a suitable attenuator circuit.