tar command create destination directory
Today I had exam again it was alright but one question I can not find answers on the internet.
When I am extracting a tar file tar is supposed to create destination directory. I could now find any information about it.
Suppose I had a file like backup.tar.gz and I wanted to extract to /home/user/backup which does not exist. I won't be able to use mkdir command to create the directory.
I know if destination exists I can do like.
tar xcfj backup.tar.gz -C /home/user/backup