On 1 Sep 2014 08:15, "Donald Stufft" <donald@stufft.io> wrote:
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>> On Aug 31, 2014, at 5:43 PM, Christian Heimes <christian@python.org> wrote:
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>> Companies could install them in a system global directory on their
>> servers. Users could put them in their own user site directory and even
>> each virtual env can have one sslcustomize of its own. It's fully
>> backward compatible, doesn't add any flags and developers have the full
>> power of Python for configuration and customization.
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> This may be a dumb question, but why can’t sitecustomize do this already?

It can. The advantage of a separate file is that it won't conflict with existing sitecustomize modules, so (for example) redistributors can add a default sslcustomize, and you can add one to your virtual environments that are integrated with the system Python environment without needing to worry about whether or not there's a global sitecustomize (you'd only have trouble if there was a global sslcustomize).

Cheers,
Nick.

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