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Old 07-20-2006, 02:20 AM   #1
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Is there a Windows and Apple/Mac equivalent of Linux's FHS?

I've researched this and have found it difficult to determine whether or not there is a clear equivalent of the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) used in Linux on Windows and Apple/Mac. Any ideas?
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MacOS/X is based on a variant of BSD called Darwin, so I'm sure it has a *quite* similar hierarchy.

Windows, not really, only a few vague parallels. I found the post by AwesomeMachine in this thread useful:
Old 07-20-2006, 06:11 AM   #3
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Awesome, thanks for your response. =)


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