Writing a programming book: how to present directory structures
How do you describe the structure of a directory?
What is directory structure? The directory structure is the organization of files into a hierarchy of folders. It should be stable and scalable; it should not fundamentally change, only be added to. Computers have used the folder metaphor for decades as a way to help users keep track of where something can be found.
How many types of directory structure are there?
What are the various structures of a directory? Single-level directory, Two-level directory, Tree-structured directory, Acyclic-graph directory and General-graph directory.
How do I create a folder in logical hierarchy?
Follow these five steps to set up the folder hierarchy.
- Define the Structure. The first step in setting up the folder hierarchy is deciding the hierarchy for the folder or directory tree.
- Name and Describe the Folders.
- Define Folder Security.
- Create the Hierarchy.
- Set the Mount Points.