[Python-Dev] Re: Changing codec lookup order

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Mon Jan 19 05:38:22 EST 2004

Hye-Shik Chang wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 18, 2004 at 10:24:12PM +0100, "Martin v. L?wis" wrote:
>>I also find that installing JapaneseCodecs on top of a CJK-enabled
>>Python 2.4 causes shift_jis to use the CJK codec, not the japanese
> Aah. We need to change codec lookup order of encodings.search_function
> to enable to override default codec by 3rd party one.  With attached
> patch, I could get JapaneseCodecs's one.
> Now, I admit that CJK codecs are obviously un-backportable to 2.3
> due to this change. ;-)

I think it's a good idea, to have the aliases dictionary
checked before trying to do the import.

I'll fix that. Backporting the fix should also be possible, since
it is not related to any particular codec package.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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