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In TAP version 13, the specification supports attaching arbitrary data points to a test using YAML. Take a look at the "YAML blocks" section in the specification. In our environment, we use TAP exports so that our Jenkins CI server can keep track of test runs. I recently noticed that the Jenkins TAP plugin actually supports a custom YAML field called
The output looks something like this (sample taken from the Node.js test runner on Jenkins):
So this issue is relatively simple. Would you be willing to modify the TAP reporter to export this special YAML field? I'm happy to do the work and contribute a pull request for the Lab TAP reporter if you'd like me to.