Vulkan update: version 1.2 conformance for Raspberry Pi 4 #PiDay #Graphics @Raspberry_Pi
The Vulkan project is a long-running effort to define a better, more modern, abstraction for computer graphics, and led to the release of Vulkan 1.0 in 2016. Since then, it has seen widespread adoption among GPU, operating system, and application developers.
For the last couple of years, Raspberry Pi has been working with Igalia to bring Vulkan to the Raspberry Pi 4 platform, and on August 1st, they report have achieved Vulkan 1.2 conformance from Khronos.
“All the changes required for this have already been merged in the upstream v3dv Mesa driver and will eventually be available in future Raspberry Pi OS updates.
Aside from Vulkan 1.2 core functionality, we have also been adding support for various other extensions, some of which are core in Vulkan 1.3, as well as many bugfixes and performance improvements.”
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