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Re: F_GETFL and Win32

by PodMaster (Abbot)
on Mar 08, 2006 at 04:40 UTC ( #535101=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to F_GETFL and Win32

fcntl is not supported on win32 (see perlport).

You might try using Win32API::File or simply try printing

sub _is_writable { my $fh = shift; return eval { defined print { $fh } ''; }; }
though that may not be desireable.

update: It just dawned on me that printing on a CLOSED filehandle is different error, than simply a filehandle thats not opened for writing, in which case you want to use the fileno function.

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