|author||Adam Langley <email@example.com>||Tue Oct 27 08:47:11 2015 -0700|
|committer||Adam Langley <firstname.lastname@example.org>||Tue Oct 27 16:40:20 2015 +0000|
Add OPENSSL_SMALL. Intel's P-256 code has very large tables and things like Chromium just don't need that extra size. However, servers generally do so this change adds an OPENSSL_SMALL define that currently just drops the 64-bit P-224 but will gate Intel's P-256 in the future too. Change-Id: I2e55c6e06327fafabef9b96d875069d95c0eea81 Reviewed-on: https://boringssl-review.googlesource.com/6362 Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <email@example.com>
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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