Registered Extension Number

124

Revision

2

Extension and Version Dependencies

Other Extension Metadata

Last Modified Date

2017-02-24

IP Status

No known IP claims.

Contributors
  • Bill Hollings, The Brenwill Workshop Ltd.

Description

The VK_MVK_macos_surface extension is an instance extension. It provides a mechanism to create a VkSurfaceKHR object (defined by the VK_KHR_surface extension) that refers to an NSView, the native surface type of macOS, which is underpinned by a CAMetalLayer, to support rendering to the surface using Apple’s Metal framework.

New Object Types

None.

New Enum Constants

  • Extending VkStructureType:

    • VK_STRUCTURE_TYPE_MACOS_SURFACE_CREATE_INFO_MVK

New Enums

None.

New Functions

Issues

None.

Version History

  • Revision 1, 2017-02-15 (Bill Hollings)

    • Initial draft.

  • Revision 2, 2017-02-24 (Bill Hollings)

    • Minor syntax fix to emphasize firm requirement for NSView to be backed by a CAMetalLayer.

See Also

Document Notes

For more information, see the Vulkan Specification

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