[Python-Dev] Backwards compatibility after certificate autovalidation

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 00:27:54 CEST 2014

On 9 Sep 2014 03:25, "Jim J. Jewett" <jimjjewett at 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.

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