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I accidentally typed

7z e archive.7z

and all the files ended up in my home directory when I wanted to extract them in a subfolder. How can I clean the mess and remove all those files?

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Looking at this answer and that one in particular, I ended up running this command which removed all the unwanted files:

7z l archive.zip | awk ' {print $6} ' | awk '
  function basename(file) {
    sub(".*/", "", file)
    return file
  }
  {print basename($1)} ' | xargs rm -rf
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