>>>>> "HM" == Hugh Messenger <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
HM> Which reminds me. I have 1.93 going on NT, but of course ntperl
HM> doesn't have link/unlink yet.
HM> Anyone on the inside track with HIP know when ntperl might get those
You're better off asking on an NT perl group, but I do know that HIP is not
the only solution. You'd have better luck with one of the other ports.
(There are at least three perl5 ports to NT.)
HM> Any bright ideas for how to work around it? I've done the usual file
HM> copying hack that should work most of the time ... maybe ... with a
HM> following wind ...
Rip out the internals of shlock.pl and replace them with native NT
locking. There are only three or four externally-called functions.