C Specification

To dynamically set the depth compare operations, call:

// Provided by VK_EXT_extended_dynamic_state
void vkCmdSetDepthCompareOpEXT(
    VkCommandBuffer                             commandBuffer,
    VkCompareOp                                 depthCompareOp);


  • commandBuffer is the command buffer into which the command will be recorded.

  • depthCompareOp specifies the depth comparison operator.


This command sets the state for a given draw when the graphics pipeline is created with VK_DYNAMIC_STATE_DEPTH_COMPARE_OP_EXT set in VkPipelineDynamicStateCreateInfo::pDynamicStates.

Valid Usage
Valid Usage (Implicit)
  • VUID-vkCmdSetDepthCompareOpEXT-commandBuffer-parameter
    commandBuffer must be a valid VkCommandBuffer handle

  • VUID-vkCmdSetDepthCompareOpEXT-depthCompareOp-parameter
    depthCompareOp must be a valid VkCompareOp value

  • VUID-vkCmdSetDepthCompareOpEXT-commandBuffer-recording
    commandBuffer must be in the recording state

  • VUID-vkCmdSetDepthCompareOpEXT-commandBuffer-cmdpool
    The VkCommandPool that commandBuffer was allocated from must support graphics operations

Host Synchronization
  • Host access to commandBuffer must be externally synchronized

  • Host access to the VkCommandPool that commandBuffer was allocated from must be externally synchronized

Command Properties
Command Buffer Levels Render Pass Scope Supported Queue Types




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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