Vulkan SDK 1.024 released

Started by Stefan, September 08, 2016, 06:06:52 PM

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This update nukes all older Vulkan apps!

QuoteVulkan SDK Release Notes  Version for Windows  September 1, 2016 This SDK supports Vulkan API revision 1.0.24.  The prior SDK supported Vulkan API revision 1.0.21.
NOTE: Please see the Known Driver Issues section in this document for information about a compatibility issue between glslang and Nvidia drivers.
Device layers are now deprecated! Any device layers must be converted to a layer that is queried and enabled at vkCreateInstance. vkEnumerateDeviceLayerProperties is deprecated.
  Overview of new features in SDK

  • The LunarG Samples Progression now includes a Narrative Tutorial to accompany the sample program code
  • SPIRV-tools updated to v2016.3
  • Object Tracker layer updated and improved
  • Vulkan-Hpp Open-Source Vulkan C++ API header now included
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Vulkan project templates -- see the Windows Getting Started Guide for details
  • Parameter Validation now covers WSI extensions
  • Improved coverage and utility in layer validation tests
  • Vulkan Loader has been updated to remedy CTS out-of-memory test failures
  • Scores of bugfixes, new validation checks, and feature additions
This version of the SDK components are based on the following specifications and source code repositories: