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    Joe wrote the following:
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    > Riley,
    > I admin a machine, and do the same thing to wipe out cores every
    > day. However, all i use is the following line in my root crontab:
    >
    > 0 6 * * * find / -name core -exec rm {} ';'

    I think you may find:

    find / -type f -name core -exec rm {} ';'

    to do exactly what you want.

    The -type f tells it to only look at files and as such you wont
    be relying on error reporting from rm.

    Check the manpage for mroe details.

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