RMAN question on the copy of the controlfile under $ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory

From: Mandal, Ashoke <ashoke.k.mandal_at_medtronic.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 17:26:59 -0500
Message-ID: <6548C7B531E1364BAE8F77112F31A119A9040632_at_MSPM1BMSGM22.ent.core.medtronic.com>

We are having c- files under the ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory on regular basis and these are pretty big to fill up the filesystem.
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 15564800 May 22 18:08 c-3963933903-20110522-03
-rw-rw---- 1 oracle oinstall 15564800 May 22 23:09 c-3963933903-20110522-04
Q1. Are these created by RMAN?
Q2. How to stop these files being written to ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory?
Q3. What will be the impact if we delete these files from ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory?
Q4. Why these c-* files are not generated under ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory for other ORACLE_HOME?

Appreciate your help in advance,

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