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Get rid of the -r. It doesn't do what you think it does. C: cd \ 7za a -tzip -mx=9 -mfb=258 -mpass=15 -mfb=258 C:\temp\filename.zip inetpub (That is my preferred syntax, which makes things go a bit slower to maximize compression.) That will create the file you ask for, using the specified subdirectory. It seems you're thinking that -r will contain the ...


To answer your final question: how can mac users avoid this mistake? Mac OS X can install a 3rd-party archiving utility like Keka, then tell it to not use Resource Forks, then set it as the default compressor.


According to the man page for zip (online version for easy reference: http://linux.die.net/man/1/zip), the zip command has a -u flag which it describes as: Replace (update) an existing entry in the zip archive only if it has been modified more recently than the version already in the zip archive.


7-zip should be able to use a list of files to zip, and it can use either it's own .7z format or regular .zip format. This page describes how it should work, uses the @file list of files feature: Using List files List files are files that contain a list of one or more files and/or directories separated by new line symbols. Both the 7-Zip and ...

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