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Unified Output Format

Fuego tests produce a single, unified, output format.

The test results are saved in a file called run.json, and the fields of the format are described on that page.

The reason for having a unified format is to allow consistent processing of results from any test. For example, with a standard output format it is possible to write visualization tools and report generators that operate on the results from any test. It is possible to transport test results between systems, and to convert results to other standard formats (such as Xunit, which is supported by a number of external frameworks and test systems).

The parser for each test is responsible for extracting test results and presenting them in a python data structure to the Fuego results handling library. This library then evaluates the results for final test status determination, and stores the results in the log directory for that run of the test.

Additional features of Fuego will be built on this unified format in the future.

Known deficiencies in Fuego's format [edit section]

The format was introduced in Fuego version 1.2, and is still somewhat a work in progress. Some additional features are considered for inclusion in the format in future releases.

Fuego parsers do not (as of version 1.2.1) put error message information into the format - nor does the current 1.0 schema specify fields for such information.

Additional meta-data about tests is currently stored in additional JSON files criteria.json and reference.json.

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