AMD Lands Big Batch Of AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Changes To Start November
Written by Michael Larabel in Radeon on 8 November 2018 at 05:52 AM EST. 2 Comments
RADEON --
As it had been two weeks since AMD developers last pushed out new source updates to their AMDVLK Vulkan Linux driver, rather than their normal weekly release cadence, today's driver updates are a bit on the heavier side than some of their past light updates.

The AMDVLK Vulkan Radeon driver updates just pushed out include:

- Support for the VK_EXT_inline_uniform_block extension, which lets uniform blocks be directly backed by descriptor sets.

- Code clean-ups.

- Ongoing Wayland window system support refinements, which began with one of their recent code pushes.

- Some Vega/GFX9 specific fixes.

- Fixing/refactoring of some thread related code.

Build instructions for the AMDVLK Vulkan Linux driver can be found as always from GitHub.
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