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pytest-session2file 0.1.9

pytest-session2file (aka: pytest-session_to_file for v0.1.0 - v0.1.2) is a py.test plugin for capturing and saving to file the stdout of py.test.

pytest-session2file is a py.test plugin that save failure or test session information to a file pass that can be invoked as at command line when launching py.test run. It put in a file exactly what pytest return to stdout.


Install it with pip as follow :

pip install pytest-session2file


Once the plugin is installed edit your and insert in the top of the file :

pytest_plugins = ‘pytest_session2file’

Then you can launch your test with the new option –session2file= like this :

py.test –session2file=FILENAME

If you don’t want to edit your you can invoque py.test like this :

py.test -p pytest_session2file –session2file=FILENAME

At the end of the test execution you should obtain a text file with the content of stdout of py.test under the filename provided that look like this :

============== test session starts ====================

============== 2 passed in 34.70 seconds ==============

NOTE: Name has change from pytest-session_to_file to pytest-session2file

TODO: Write test

Inspire by: _pytest.pastebin


Platforms: All

Version: 0.1.9

Date: 2016-03-16 12:35:41

License: LGPLv3 (

Copyright (C) 2015 Richard Vézina <>

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