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Created Dec 14, 2016
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This imports something from the parent dir of the script file in a very nasty way.
# This is some butt ugly fuckery that basically chdirs to the
# directory that is parent to this source file, imports the
# test subject from the main script, then de-imports (not really
# cause Python doesn't support that) the stuff that it needed to
# do that as not to pollute the name space and cause tests to
# possibly fail because of that.
#
# In order for this to work it's imperative that you:
# - Have the main script on the parent directory to the one
# this script file is in.
# - Don't use a weird naming scheme for things (slashes and stuff),
# don't abuse symlinks near this project, be wary about the file
# structure of the project.
# - Understand that even though you may have taken care of the
# above, it still may fail because this is some mind boggling
# hackery, and this kind of fuckery doesn't come with a warranty.
#
# I am not particularly proud of this code, but it works like a charm.
# Kind of like speeding on an empty highway... With malfunctioning brakes.
import inspect
import sys
import os
sys.path.insert(0, os.path.abspath(os.path.join(os.path.dirname(
os.path.abspath(inspect.getsourcefile(lambda:0))), os.pardir)))
sys.dont_write_bytecode = True
from yourmodule import whateveryoulike
sys.dont_write_bytecode = False
sys.path.pop(0)
del os
del sys
del inspect
# End of nasty section
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