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Python interface for UnitTH unit test history report generator

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This package provides a Python method and command line interface for generating HTML reports of unit test histories. The package is a Python interface for the UnitTH.


  • Latest release from PyPI pip install unitth

  • Latest revision from GitHub pip install git+


Command line

usage: unitth (sub-commands ...) [options ...] {arguments ...}

Generate HTML unit test history report

positional arguments:
  xml_report_dir        Parent directory of XML reports of individual builds
                        to generate a history report of

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --debug               toggle debug output
  --quiet               suppress all output
  --xml-report-filter [XML_REPORT_FILTER]
                        Starts-with filter for individual reports with `xml-
                        report-dir` that should be included in the history
                        report. Set `xml-report-filter` to to include all
                        files/subdirectories in the history report.
  --html-report-path HTML_REPORT_PATH
                        Directory of HTML reports of individual
                        builds(relative to XML directories of individual
  --generate-exec-time-graphs GENERATE_EXEC_TIME_GRAPHS
                        Whether execution time graphs shall be generated
  --html-report-dir HTML_REPORT_DIR
                        directory to store generated HTML history report
  --initial_java_heap_size INITIAL_JAVA_HEAP_SIZE
                        Initial Java heap size
  --maximum_java_heap_size MAXIMUM_JAVA_HEAP_SIZE
                        Maximum Java heap size

Example usage


from nose2unitth.core import Converter as nose2unitth
from junit2htmlreport.parser import Junit as JunitParser
from unitth.core import UnitTH
import os
import subprocess


subprocess.check_call(['nosetests', 'tests/',
                       '--with-xunit', '--xunit-file', 'reports/nose/1.xml'])
subprocess.check_call(['nosetests', 'tests/',
                       '--with-xunit', '--xunit-file', 'reports/nose/2.xml'])'reports/nose/1.xml', 'reports/unitth/1')'reports/nose/2.xml', 'reports/unitth/2')

with open('reports/unitth/1/index.html', 'wb') as html_file:
    print >> html_file, JunitParser('reports/nose/1.xml').html()
with open('reports/unitth/2/index.html', 'wb') as html_file:
    print >> html_file, JunitParser('reports/nose/2.xml').html()'reports/unitth/*', xml_report_filter='', html_report_dir='reports/html')

Command line

mkdir reports
mkdir reports/nose
mkdir reports/unitth
mkdir reports/html

nosetests tests/ --with-xunit --xunit-file reports/nose/1.xml
nosetests tests/ --with-xunit --xunit-file reports/nose/2.xml

nose2unitth reports/nose/1.xml reports/unitth/1
nose2unitth reports/nose/2.xml reports/unitth/2

junit2html reports/nose/1.xml reports/unitth/1/index.html
junit2html reports/nose/2.xml reports/unitth/2/index.html

unitth --xml_report_filter --html_report_dir reports/html "reports/unitth/*"


Please see the API documentation.


The build utilities are released under the MIT license.

Development team

This package was developed by Jonathan Karr at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, USA.

Questions and comments

Please contact the Jonathan Karr with any questions or comments.

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