A directory is a hierarchical collection of directories and files. The only constraint on the number of files that can be contained in a single directory is the physical size of the disk on which the directory is located.
In this section
|About Directory Management
|A directory that contains one or more directories is the parent of the contained directory or directories, and each contained directory is a child of the parent directory. The hierarchical structure of directories is referred to as a directory tree.
|Using Directory Management
|Topics that demonstrate the use of directory management functions.
|Directory Management Reference
|Elements used in directory management.