Definitions for "Hierarchical file system"
Keywords:  hfs, ufs, macos, deprecated, folder
A method of organizing files and directories on a volume in a hierarchical or tree-like structure.
(General) A structured, hierarchical file system, such as the fast file system (FFS) or the Unix File System (UFS). (Specific) The hierarchical file system used on the Macintosh system in MacOS 6 through MacOS 9. Deprecated in MacOS X.
A file system that is organized in the shape of a pyramid.