Check out both Cygwin and Microsoft's own Unix tools. I am currently developing the same Perl modules on Solaris9, Redhat9, and Cygwin (both on Win2k Pro and WinXP Pro).
Unix tools are available in most places you'd care to look, if you know where to look. :-)
We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.
Then there are Damian modules.... *sigh* ... that's not about being less-lazy -- that's about being on some really good drugs -- you know, there is no spoon. - flyingmoose