Vulkan 1.2.197 Released With Dynamic Rendering Extension

Written by Michael Larabel in Vulkan on 2 November 2021 at 07:02 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Vulkan 1.2.197 is out with a variety of documentation updates, clarifications to the specification, and other work. Plus there is one new extension this time around.

Vulkan 1.2.197 introduces the VK_KHR_dynamic_rendering extension. VK_KHR_dynamic_rendering allows for creating single-pass render pass instances without the need of creating render pass objects or frame-buffers. The VK_KHR_dynamic_rendering specification also allows for dynamic render passes to span multiple primary command buffers. The VK_KHR_dynamic_rendering extension was worked on by engineers from AMD, Google, Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Valve, and other organizations.

More details on the Vulkan 1.2.197 release via this GitHub commit.
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