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UNIX - tar backup - restore files to a location different from original location

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I backed up some files using tar from directory /usr1/ibs2/inps.  I wish to restore them to another directory say /usr2/ibs2/inps.

I cannot restore them to /usr1/ibs2/inps and later move them to the desired location as the former location contain live data and these cannot be overwritten.
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