Nose - parallel + timeout + reporting

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chrislandr...@gmail.com

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May 6, 2016, 10:42:33 AM5/6/16
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Hi,

  • I am building a single test runner that collects tests from a test case repository, and executes them in a nose suite.
  • Not running command line, runner is a python script to be executed nightly from Jenkins.
  • I am using the Multiprocess plugin, so that I can timeout tests at 3 minutes. This is critical because the run must complete overnight, and some tests hang.
  • For each test, I have to report P/F back to the repo.
  • For failure/error, I have to attach the traceback.


My main issue right now is there is no other reporting mechanism that I can find other than STDERR. 
Tried using Xunit, but it doesn't work with Multiprocess. 
I tried using XunitMP but when I add the plugin, the runner doesn't execute.

I started with Unites because it gave me a nice interface for running tests and reporting results.
I switched to Nose because I needed support for parallel runs and timeouts, but i'm loosing reporting it seems.

Is my only choice to write a parser for STDERR?

Thanks for any suggestions/feedback/critiques you may have.
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