C Specification

// Provided by XR_VERSION_1_0
typedef struct XrEventDataInstanceLossPending {
    XrStructureType    type;
    const void*        next;
    XrTime             lossTime;
} XrEventDataInstanceLossPending;


Receiving the XrEventDataInstanceLossPending event structure indicates that the application is about to lose the indicated XrInstance at the indicated lossTime in the future. The application should call xrDestroyInstance and relinquish any instance-specific resources. This typically occurs to make way for a replacement of the underlying runtime, such as via a software update.


After the application has destroyed all of its instances and their children and waited past the specified time, it may then re-try xrCreateInstance in a loop waiting for whatever maintenance the runtime is performing to complete. The runtime will return XR_ERROR_RUNTIME_UNAVAILABLE from xrCreateInstance as long as it is unable to create the instance. Once the runtime has returned and is able to continue, it must resume returning XR_SUCCESS from xrCreateInstance if valid data is passed in.

Member Descriptions
  • type is the XrStructureType of this structure.

  • next is NULL or a pointer to the next structure in a structure chain. No such structures are defined in core OpenXR.

  • lossTime is the absolute time at which the indicated instance will be considered lost and become unusable.

Valid Usage (Implicit)

See Also

Document Notes

For more information, see the OpenXR Specification

This page is extracted from the OpenXR Specification. Fixes and changes should be made to the Specification, not directly.

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