On 9 Sep 2014 03:25, "Jim J. Jewett" <jimjjewett@gmail.com> wrote:
> Examples of good enough:
>     "Add this file to site-packages"
>     "Add this environment variable with this setting"
>     "Add this command line switch to your launch script"

The monkeypatching hack I proposed would work correctly in sitecustomize (or a *.pth file). Cost would be loading httplib in all cases.

A -X option for "noverifyhttps" might also be feasible.