Similar to this question I have a very large zip file which contains other zip files, folders, and files. I want to use 7-zip to extract a list of file names from it, recursing into subfolders and zip files. 7z l -r is a good start but doesn't recurse into zip files. Questions below come close, but it sounds like this is not possible.

Read the contents of a zipped file without extraction? How to list the content of a zip file within another zip file without extraction

I am on Windows.

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No. Although it may be possible to extract the embedded archive to stdout and examine it from there. But probably not.

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