Loading... please wait.

Registered Extension Number

100

Revision

1

Extension and Version Dependencies

Other Extension Metadata

Last Modified Date

2016-12-22

Interactions and External Dependencies
Contributors
  • Daniel Koch, NVIDIA

  • Jeff Bolz, NVIDIA

Description

This extension provides additional orthogonally aligned “discard rectangles” specified in framebuffer-space coordinates that restrict rasterization of all points, lines and triangles.

From zero to an implementation-dependent limit (specified by maxDiscardRectangles) number of discard rectangles can be operational at once. When one or more discard rectangles are active, rasterized fragments can either survive if the fragment is within any of the operational discard rectangles (VK_DISCARD_RECTANGLE_MODE_INCLUSIVE_EXT mode) or be rejected if the fragment is within any of the operational discard rectangles (VK_DISCARD_RECTANGLE_MODE_EXCLUSIVE_EXT mode).

These discard rectangles operate orthogonally to the existing scissor test functionality. The discard rectangles can be different for each physical device in a device group by specifying the device mask and setting discard rectangle dynamic state.

New Enum Constants

  • VK_EXT_DISCARD_RECTANGLES_EXTENSION_NAME

  • VK_EXT_DISCARD_RECTANGLES_SPEC_VERSION

  • Extending VkDynamicState:

    • VK_DYNAMIC_STATE_DISCARD_RECTANGLE_EXT

  • Extending VkStructureType:

    • VK_STRUCTURE_TYPE_PHYSICAL_DEVICE_DISCARD_RECTANGLE_PROPERTIES_EXT

    • VK_STRUCTURE_TYPE_PIPELINE_DISCARD_RECTANGLE_STATE_CREATE_INFO_EXT

Version History

  • Revision 1, 2016-12-22 (Piers Daniell)

    • Internal revisions

See Also

Document Notes

For more information, see the Vulkan Specification

This page is a generated document. Fixes and changes should be made to the generator scripts, not directly.

Copyright (c) 2014-2020 Khronos Group. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.