C Specification

To destroy a fence, call:

// Provided by VK_VERSION_1_0
void vkDestroyFence(
    VkDevice                                    device,
    VkFence                                     fence,
    const VkAllocationCallbacks*                pAllocator);


  • device is the logical device that destroys the fence.

  • fence is the handle of the fence to destroy.

  • pAllocator controls host memory allocation as described in the Memory Allocation chapter.


Valid Usage
  • VUID-vkDestroyFence-fence-01120
    All queue submission commands that refer to fence must have completed execution

  • VUID-vkDestroyFence-fence-01121
    If VkAllocationCallbacks were provided when fence was created, a compatible set of callbacks must be provided here

  • VUID-vkDestroyFence-fence-01122
    If no VkAllocationCallbacks were provided when fence was created, pAllocator must be NULL

Valid Usage (Implicit)
  • VUID-vkDestroyFence-device-parameter
    device must be a valid VkDevice handle

  • VUID-vkDestroyFence-fence-parameter
    If fence is not VK_NULL_HANDLE, fence must be a valid VkFence handle

  • VUID-vkDestroyFence-pAllocator-parameter
    If pAllocator is not NULL, pAllocator must be a valid pointer to a valid VkAllocationCallbacks structure

  • VUID-vkDestroyFence-fence-parent
    If fence is a valid handle, it must have been created, allocated, or retrieved from device

Host Synchronization
  • Host access to fence must be externally synchronized

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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