|author||David Benjamin <email@example.com>||Tue May 23 16:54:32 2023 -0400|
|committer||Boringssl LUCI CQ <firstname.lastname@example.org>||Wed May 24 17:17:14 2023 +0000|
Remove some unreachable character types in the CONF parser DQUOTE and FCOMMENT are remnants of a second parser in OpenSSL. OpenSSL has CONF_type_default, which is the one we imported, and CONF_type_win32 which is a different syntax which looks to be modeled after Windows ini files. DQUOTE and FCOMMENT only exist in this one. Change-Id: Iffa01fcb012b0f3e7f8dbf87a01ba867bdc7bcc7 Reviewed-on: https://boringssl-review.googlesource.com/c/boringssl/+/60087 Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <email@example.com> Commit-Queue: David Benjamin <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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