dirs VS directories-rs

Compare dirs vs directories-rs and see what are their differences.

dirs

a low-level library that provides config/cache/data paths, following the respective conventions on Linux, macOS and Windows (by xdg-rs)

directories-rs

a mid-level library that provides config/cache/data paths, following the respective conventions on Linux, macOS and Windows (by dirs-dev)
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dirs directories-rs
1 3
168 481
1.2% 3.1%
0.0 0.0
2 months ago about 2 months ago
Rust Rust
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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dirs

Posts with mentions or reviews of dirs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-16.

directories-rs

Posts with mentions or reviews of directories-rs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-06.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing dirs and directories-rs you can also consider the following projects:

watchexec - Executes commands in response to file modifications

wasmer - 🚀 The leading WebAssembly Runtime supporting WASI and Emscripten

espanso - Cross-platform Text Expander written in Rust

alacritty - A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator. [Moved to: https://github.com/alacritty/alacritty]

alacritty - A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator.