C Specification

If the pNext chain includes a VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV structure, then that structure defines a set of external memory handle types that may be used as backing store for the image.

The VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV structure is defined as:

// Provided by VK_NV_external_memory
typedef struct VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV {
    VkStructureType                      sType;
    const void*                          pNext;
    VkExternalMemoryHandleTypeFlagsNV    handleTypes;
} VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV;


  • sType is a VkStructureType value identifying this structure.

  • pNext is NULL or a pointer to a structure extending this structure.

  • handleTypes is zero or a bitmask of VkExternalMemoryHandleTypeFlagBitsNV specifying one or more external memory handle types.


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

  • VUID-VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV-handleTypes-parameter
    handleTypes must be a valid combination of VkExternalMemoryHandleTypeFlagBitsNV values

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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