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Add a more informative error message when runtests fails to import from ... #1342

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When trying to run the test suite after updating my repo, I was getting strage ImportErrors. It turned out there were orphaned empty directories in the tests directory. This change outputs a hint when that happens.

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I'm fairly confident that this isn't the only reason an exception could be raised on that line. It's probably a hangover from the one-off major refactor of how the test suite is structured which shouldn't impact too many people.

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I agree with Marc. You can use a git post-checkout hook to automatically delete empty directories. Added the tip here:

@timgraham timgraham closed this Jul 25, 2013
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