Running this command
7z.exe e -o=.. example.zip created a directory
How can I delete it again?
del =..can not delete it: "Could Not Find =.."
rename =.. xdoes not help: "Access is denied."
Any other ideas?
Windows generally disallows paths ending with dots; or rather it strips all trailing dots, to maintain compatibility with really old software.
You can however bypass the Win32 path canonicalization using the
The syntax requires a full absolute path (drive letter and all), because you're also bypassing the code that normally expands relative paths. Quotes also seem to be required, due to the way Cmd's built-ins interpret punctuation.
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