|tagger||Adam Langley <firstname.lastname@example.org>||Thu Aug 18 14:32:01 2016 -0700|
|author||David Benjamin <email@example.com>||Fri Aug 12 15:50:48 2016 -0400|
|committer||CQ bot account: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>||Fri Aug 12 20:21:39 2016 +0000|
Add a comment about ServerHello.supported_groups. In TLS 1.2 and below, the server is not supposed to echo it, but I just came across a BigIP server which does. Document this so we know to take care before trying to flip it in the future. (It's actually kind of odd that it wasn't allowed to be sent given TLS 1.2 makes supported_groups interact with ECDSA client certificates. Ah well.) Change-Id: I4b97266f461e85bb1ad9bb935470e027f926d4df Reviewed-on: https://boringssl-review.googlesource.com/10320 CQ-Verified: CQ bot account: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <firstname.lastname@example.org> Commit-Queue: 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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