|author||Nico Weber <email@example.com>||Thu Dec 03 19:26:23 2015 -0500|
|committer||Adam Langley <firstname.lastname@example.org>||Wed Dec 16 17:30:31 2015 +0000|
Chromium's update.sh is dead, long live update.py update.py used to be used only on Windows until very recently, but Windows and non-Windows have been at the same clang revision for a while now. So even a few months ago update.py and update.sh would've contained the same clang revision. BUG=chromium:494442 Change-Id: Ie9127a1c49e31a7810ee431f8e662350c245917c Reviewed-on: https://boringssl-review.googlesource.com/6620 Reviewed-by: David Benjamin <email@example.com> Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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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