If I use the following command:
cd /Users/you/foo tar c /Users/you/x/y/z | tar x
it will write
/Users/you/x/y/z to the local directory to this path:
how can I change one of the tar commands, so the file gets written here instead:
man tar on my MacOS machine did not yield any obvious solutions to this one, and I am not sure if this behavior can be changed.