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pytest plugin for test session metadata


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pytest-metadata

pytest-metadata is a plugin for pytest <http://pytest.org>_ that provides access to test session metadata.

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Requirements

You will need the following in order to use pytest-metadata:

  • Python 3.8+ or PyPy3

Installation

To install pytest-metadata:

.. code-block:: bash

$ pip install pytest-metadata

Contributing

We welcome contributions.

To learn more, see Development <https://github.com/pytest-dev/pytest-metadata/blob/master/development.rst>_

Available metadata

The following metadata is gathered by this plugin:

======== =============== =================================== Key Description Example ======== =============== =================================== Python Python version 3.6.4 Platform Platform Darwin-17.4.0-x86_64-i386-64bit Packages pytest packages {'py': '1.5.2', 'pytest': '3.4.1'} Plugins pytest plugins {'metadata': '1.6.0'} ======== =============== ===================================

Additional metadata

You can provide your own metadata (key, value pair) by specifying --metadata on the commandline::

pytest --metadata foo bar

Note: You can provide multiple sets of --metadata::

pytest --metadata foo bar --metadata baz zoo

There's also the possibility of passing in metadata as a JSON string::

pytest --metadata-from-json '{"cat_says": "bring the cat nip", "human_says": "yes kitty"}'

Alternatively a JSON can be read from a given file::

pytest --metadata-from-json-file path/to/valid/file.json

Continuous integration

When run in a continuous integration environment, additional metadata is added from environment variables. Below is a list of the supported continuous integration providers, along with links to the environment variables that are added to metadata if they're present.

  • AppVeyor <https://www.appveyor.com/docs/environment-variables/>_
  • Bitbucket <https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucket/environment-variables-794502608.html>_
  • CircleCI <https://circleci.com/docs/1.0/environment-variables/>_
  • GitLab CI <http://docs.gitlab.com/ce/ci/variables/README.html>_
  • Jenkins <https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Building+a+software+project#Buildingasoftwareproject-JenkinsSetEnvironmentVariables>_
  • TaskCluster <https://docs.taskcluster.net/reference/workers/docker-worker/environment>_
  • Travis CI <https://docs.travis-ci.com/user/environment-variables/>_

Note that if you're using Tox <http://tox.readthedocs.io/>_ to run your tests then you will need to pass down any additional environment variables <http://tox.readthedocs.io/en/latest/example/basic.html#passing-down-environment-variables>_ for these to be picked up.

Viewing metadata

If you pass --verbose on the command line when running your tests, then the metadata will be displayed in the terminal report header::

pytest --verbose ============================ test session starts ============================ platform darwin -- Python 3.6.4, pytest-3.4.1, py-1.5.2, pluggy-0.6.0 -- /usr/bin/python cachedir: .pytest_cache metadata: {'Python': '3.6.4', 'Platform': 'Darwin-17.4.0-x86_64-i386-64bit', 'Packages': {'pytest': '3.4.1', 'py': '1.5.2', 'pluggy': '0.6.0'}, 'Plugins': {'metadata': '1.6.0'}} plugins: metadata-1.6.0

Including metadata in Junit XML

Pytest-metadata provides the session scoped fixture :code:include_metadata_in_junit_xml that you may use to include any metadata in Junit XML as property tags. For example the following test module

.. code-block:: python

import pytest

pytestmark = pytest.mark.usefixtures('include_metadata_in_junit_xml')

def test(): pass

when called with

.. code-block:: bash

pytest --metadata Daffy Duck --junit-xml=results.xml

would produce the following XML

.. code-block:: xml

...

Accessing metadata

To add/modify/delete metadata at the end of metadata collection, you can use the pytest_metadata hook:

.. code-block:: python

import pytest @pytest.hookimpl(optionalhook=True) def pytest_metadata(metadata): metadata.pop("password", None)

To access the metadata from a test or fixture, you can use the metadata fixture:

.. code-block:: python

def test_metadata(metadata): assert 'metadata' in metadata['Plugins']

To access the metadata from a plugin, you can use the stash attribute of the config object. This can be used to read/add/modify the metadata:

.. code-block:: python

def pytest_configure(config): metadata = config.pluginmanager.getplugin("metadata") if metadata: from pytest_metadata.plugin import metadata_key config.stash[metadata_key]['foo'] = 'bar'

Plugin integrations

Here's a handy list of plugins that either read or contribute to the metadata:

  • pytest-base-url <https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pytest-base-url/>_ - Adds the base URL to the metadata.
  • pytest-html <https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pytest-html/>_ - Displays the metadata at the start of each report.
  • pytest-reporter-html1 <https://pypi.org/project/pytest-reporter-html1/>_ - Presents metadata as part of the report.
  • pytest-selenium <https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pytest-selenium/>_ - Adds the driver, capabilities, and remote server to the metadata.

Resources

  • Release Notes <http://github.com/davehunt/pytest-metadata/blob/master/CHANGES.rst>_
  • Issue Tracker <http://github.com/davehunt/pytest-metadata/issues>_
  • Code <http://github.com/davehunt/pytest-metadata/>_

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