C Specification

Geometry types are specified by VkGeometryTypeKHR, which takes values:

// Provided by VK_KHR_acceleration_structure
typedef enum VkGeometryTypeKHR {
    VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_TRIANGLES_KHR = 0,
    VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_AABBS_KHR = 1,
    VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_INSTANCES_KHR = 2,
  // Provided by VK_NV_ray_tracing
    VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_TRIANGLES_NV = VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_TRIANGLES_KHR,
  // Provided by VK_NV_ray_tracing
    VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_AABBS_NV = VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_AABBS_KHR,
} VkGeometryTypeKHR;

or the equivalent

// Provided by VK_NV_ray_tracing
typedef VkGeometryTypeKHR VkGeometryTypeNV;

Description

  • VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_TRIANGLES_KHR specifies a geometry type consisting of triangles.

  • VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_AABBS_KHR specifies a geometry type consisting of axis-aligned bounding boxes.

  • VK_GEOMETRY_TYPE_INSTANCES_KHR specifies a geometry type consisting of acceleration structure instances.

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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