C Specification

The VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo structure is defined as:

// Provided by VK_VERSION_1_1
typedef struct VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo {
    VkStructureType                       sType;
    const void*                           pNext;
    VkBufferCreateFlags                   flags;
    VkBufferUsageFlags                    usage;
    VkExternalMemoryHandleTypeFlagBits    handleType;
} VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo;



Only usage flags representable in VkBufferUsageFlagBits are returned in this structure’s usage.

Valid Usage (Implicit)
  • VUID-VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo-sType-sType

  • VUID-VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo-pNext-pNext
    pNext must be NULL

  • VUID-VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo-flags-parameter
    flags must be a valid combination of VkBufferCreateFlagBits values

  • VUID-VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo-usage-parameter
    usage must be a valid combination of VkBufferUsageFlagBits values

  • VUID-VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo-usage-requiredbitmask
    usage must not be 0

  • VUID-VkPhysicalDeviceExternalBufferInfo-handleType-parameter
    handleType must be a valid VkExternalMemoryHandleTypeFlagBits value

See Also

Document Notes

For more information, see the Vulkan Specification

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

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