[Python-Dev] Overriding stdlib http package

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jan 14 17:54:47 CET 2015

On Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:32:23 -0800
Demian Brecht <demianbrecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> As part of the work I'm doing on httplib3 (now that I've actually gotten
> a bit of time), one of the things I'm trying to get done is injection of
> httplib3 over http in order to not have to modify all import paths in
> modules and such. Here's the gist of what I have so far:
> https://gist.github.com/demianbrecht/bc6530a40718e4fcbf90.

What don't you simply monkeypatch sys.modules, e.g.:

  import myhttplib

  sys.modules['http'] = myhttplib

or doesn't it work as desired?



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