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C Specification

In order to be able to allocate descriptor sets having inline uniform block bindings the descriptor pool must be created with specifying the inline uniform block binding capacity of the descriptor pool, in addition to the total inline uniform data capacity in bytes which is specified through a VkDescriptorPoolSize structure with a descriptorType value of VK_DESCRIPTOR_TYPE_INLINE_UNIFORM_BLOCK_EXT. This can be done by adding a VkDescriptorPoolInlineUniformBlockCreateInfoEXT structure to the pNext chain of VkDescriptorPoolCreateInfo.

The VkDescriptorPoolInlineUniformBlockCreateInfoEXT structure is defined as:

typedef struct VkDescriptorPoolInlineUniformBlockCreateInfoEXT {
    VkStructureType    sType;
    const void*        pNext;
    uint32_t           maxInlineUniformBlockBindings;
} VkDescriptorPoolInlineUniformBlockCreateInfoEXT;


  • sType is the type of this structure.

  • pNext is NULL or a pointer to an extension-specific structure.

  • maxInlineUniformBlockBindings is the number of inline uniform block bindings to allocate.


Valid Usage (Implicit)

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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