Re: Adding messages to an archive

1997-03-25 11:28:13
"EH" == Earl Hood <ehood(_at_)hydra(_dot_)acs(_dot_)uci(_dot_)edu> writes:

EH> Since mhonarc will eventually require Perl 5, I am mostly curious about
EH> fcntl/flock support in Perl 5 on various OSs.

Don't even bother until 5.004.  The current 5.004beta supports flock (or a
suitable emulation) for non-NFS filesystems on all of the modern UNIX
systems and most of the old ones, I think.  It also builds out of the
tarfile on '95 and NT, but I don't think locking works on those systems.

 - J<

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