Make the dispatch tests opt-in.

The assembly dispatch tests currently assume NDEBUG is consistently
defined between C/C++ and assembly. While this is usually the case for
UNIX, CMake does not pass NDEBUG to NASM. This is giving gRPC some
difficulties in updating BoringSSL, so switch it to an opt-in

Update-Note: If you were copying NDEBUG over to assembly files, that's
no longer required (though it's harmless to leave it in). If you want to
run ImplDispatchTest.*, build both C/C++ and assembly with
-DBORINGSSL_DISPATCH_TEST in your debug builds. (Don't enable it in
release builds. It causes assembly to scribble in some globals.)

Change-Id: I9ab3371dc0f0a40b27b44ef93835e007a6346900
Commit-Queue: David Benjamin <>
Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <>
13 files changed
tree: c5d11d703bd67b2a935c3b54fbd61aaa873a81ce
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  2. .github/
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  7. CMakeLists.txt
  15. codereview.settings
  16. crypto/
  17. decrepit/
  18. fuzz/
  19. go.mod
  20. include/
  21. sources.cmake
  22. ssl/
  23. third_party/
  24. tool/
  25. util/


BoringSSL is a fork of OpenSSL that is designed to meet Google's needs.

Although BoringSSL is an open source project, it is not intended for general use, as OpenSSL is. We don't recommend that third parties depend upon it. Doing so is likely to be frustrating because there are no guarantees of API or ABI stability.

Programs ship their own copies of BoringSSL when they use it and we update everything as needed when deciding to make API changes. This allows us to mostly avoid compromises in the name of compatibility. It works for us, but it may not work for you.

BoringSSL arose because Google used OpenSSL for many years in various ways and, over time, built up a large number of patches that were maintained while tracking upstream OpenSSL. As Google's product portfolio became more complex, more copies of OpenSSL sprung up and the effort involved in maintaining all these patches in multiple places was growing steadily.

Currently BoringSSL is the SSL library in Chrome/Chromium, Android (but it's not part of the NDK) and a number of other apps/programs.

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