LunarG released new Windows, Linux, and macOS SDKs for Vulkan header 1.3.236, including new loader environment variables that support advanced debugging of layer and driver issues plus new extensions.
New SDK Updates
- New loader environment variables have been added to support advanced debugging of layer and driver issues. Refer to the loader debugging documentation and the LunarG white paper, “The Vulkan Loader and Vulkan Layers: Diagnosing Layer Issues.” For Windows developers, to get the new loader capabilities, be sure to download and install the VulkanRT Runtime installer from LunarXchange.
- The Vulkan Profiles toolset is no longer in Beta status.
- Continued improvement in the validation layers via bug fixes and more VUID coverage
- The macOS SDK now supports MoltenVK version 1.2.1, in addition to the new extensions listed above.
These Vulkan headers now include the following new extensions:
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