Could GoboLinux’s file system be used elsewhere?

Hi there. I’m a complete novice when it comes to *nix, so I’m sorry if this is a dumb question. Most *nix systems use FHS, while GoboLinux doesn’t. In the same way that package managers can be used by different distros because of *nix’s modularity, could GoboLinux’s directory structure be used on other distros? How simple is it to change the directory structure of an OS?

Hello there! No question is a dumb question.

While it’s feasible to, say, install a static set of RPM packages from Fedora under a directory tree like /Programs and then link the contents of such packages under /System/Index/{lib,include,...}, the standard tools of that distro will still attempt to install new programs under the FHS directories – so a lot of efforts will have to be made to adjust (or sandbox) such tools so they become aware of the new directory tree.

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