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C Specification

If the pNext chain includes a VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV structure, then that structure defines a set of external memory handle types that may be used as backing store for the image.

The VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV structure is defined as:

typedef struct VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV {
    VkStructureType                      sType;
    const void*                          pNext;
    VkExternalMemoryHandleTypeFlagsNV    handleTypes;
} VkExternalMemoryImageCreateInfoNV;


  • sType is the type of this structure.

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

  • handleTypes is a bitmask of VkExternalMemoryHandleTypeFlagBitsNV specifying one or more external memory handle types.


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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