Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am trying to extract a ZIP folder using 7-Zip from the command line:

7z x "%BackupFileDestination%" -o"%ExtractDestinationDir%"

It is taking too much time to do so. It is even hanging on a few files. Which switch is available that can make the extraction quick like the one for compression -mx5?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com May 3 '12 at 8:05

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

add comment

1 Answer 1

The compression level switch allows to make a tradeoff between time and compression - compress the file quickly and end up with a potentially bigger file, or take your time and get a smaller file.

There's no switch to make extraction faster - why would anyone not use that switch?

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.