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RE: Empty core dump file
> > I can't work out whether it will delete directory /tmp/corefiles. If
> > it does, then new core files will not be saved.
> Not tested on CentOS-5.x but at least still Fedora 14 (and therefore I believe
> even CentOS-5.x) tmpwatch has a bug the directories are never removed.
> (I haven't investigated what is the real reason for it, whether it isn't just due
> to updatedb (although it has /tmp in PRUNEPATHS) etc.)
Thanks for this information.