[Python-Dev] Overriding stdlib http package

Demian Brecht demianbrecht at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 18:37:21 CET 2015

Hm, I /did/ try that but ran into issues. Swapping the custom finder for
the monkey patch now seems to work as expected though. Could be that I
was doing something else at the time that caused it not to work.

I'll keep running with that and will ping the thread if the issues
surface again.


On 2015-01-14 8:54 AM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> 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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