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    Phoronix: AMDVLK Driver Updated With Environment Variable To Enable Experimental Extensions

    AMD normally just does one code drop per week to their open-source "AMDVLK" Linux Vulkan driver code-base but now today marks the second time this week being greeted by new code. This latest release, v-2019.Q1.5, should provide for some fun weekend testing by Linux gamers preferring this driver over Mesa's RADV...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...loping-Ext-Var

  • shmerl
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    Originally posted by skeevy420 View Post

    That needs to be in the article.
    It's now mentioned in amdvlk readme: https://github.com/GPUOpen-Drivers/A...ster/README.md

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  • skeevy420
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    Originally posted by shmerl View Post
    I looked at the code. The way to enable it is not to set the variable to 1, but to list needed extensions you want to enable separated by space.

    In this case this should do it:

    Code:
    export AMDVLK_ENABLE_DEVELOPING_EXT='VK_EXT_transform_feedback'
    To enable all, use

    Code:
    export AMDVLK_ENABLE_DEVELOPING_EXT='all'
    That needs to be in the article.

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  • shmerl
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    I looked at the code. The way to enable it is not to set the variable to 1, but to list needed extensions you want to enable separated by space.

    In this case this should do it:

    Code:
    export AMDVLK_ENABLE_DEVELOPING_EXT='VK_EXT_transform_feedback'
    To enable all, use

    Code:
    export AMDVLK_ENABLE_DEVELOPING_EXT='all'
    Last edited by shmerl; 02-01-2019, 01:47 PM.

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  • shmerl
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    Built it and tried enabling with the environment variable. VK_EXT_transform_feedback is still missing both in vulkaninfo and in dxvk.

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  • tildearrow
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    Typo:

    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    Those currently experiemental extensions

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