yea, i turned that off because in dev i am creating/dropping keyspaces regularly for integration testing and was surprised to see all the directories left behind


On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 7:47 PM, aaron morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com> wrote:
Are they never removed in fear of removing snapshots?
Aye. 
Their should be shapshots in there https://github.com/apache/cassandra/blob/trunk/conf/cassandra.yaml#L402

Cheers

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Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Developer
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@aaronmorton

On 4/01/2013, at 2:04 PM, B. Todd Burruss <btoddb@gmail.com> wrote:

after dropping a keyspace, the directory in /var/lib/cassandra is still there, but empty.

Are they never removed in fear of removing snapshots?