Add a few more no-op stubs for cURL compatibility.

With these stubs, cURL should not need any BoringSSL #ifdefs at all,
except for their OCSP #ifdefs (which can switch to the more generally
useful OPENSSL_NO_OCSP) and the workaround for wincrypt.h macro
collisions. That we intentionally leave to the consumer rather than add
a partial hack that makes the build sensitive to include order.

(I'll send them a patch upstream once this cycles in.)

Change-Id: I815fe67e51e80e9aafa9b91ae68867ca1ff1d623
Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <>
6 files changed
tree: f5b8745bb0b920e1da056ab86a2be2a43515dc2d
  1. crypto/
  2. decrepit/
  3. fuzz/
  4. include/
  5. ssl/
  6. tool/
  7. util/
  8. .clang-format
  9. .gitignore
  11. CMakeLists.txt
  12. codereview.settings


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.

There are other files in this directory which might be helpful:

  • how to port OpenSSL-using code to BoringSSL.
  • how to build BoringSSL
  • rules and guidelines for coding style.
  • include/openssl: public headers with API documentation in comments. Also available online.
  • information about fuzzing BoringSSL.