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C Specification

Bits which can be set in VkSamplerCreateInfo::flags, specifying additional parameters of a sampler, are:

typedef enum VkSamplerCreateFlagBits {
} VkSamplerCreateFlagBits;


  • VK_SAMPLER_CREATE_SUBSAMPLED_BIT_EXT specifies that the sampler will read from an image created with flags containing VK_IMAGE_CREATE_SUBSAMPLED_BIT_EXT.

  • VK_SAMPLER_CREATE_SUBSAMPLED_COARSE_RECONSTRUCTION_BIT_EXT specifies that the implementation may use approximations when reconstructing a full color value for texture access from a subsampled image.


The approximations used when VK_SAMPLER_CREATE_SUBSAMPLED_COARSE_RECONSTRUCTION_BIT_EXT is specified are implementation defined. Some implementations may interpolate between fragment density levels in a subsampled image. In that case, this bit may be used to decide whether the interpolation factors are calculated per fragment or at a coarser granularity.

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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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