Branches within this repository include the Vulkan loader, validation layers, header files, and associated tests. These pieces are mirrored from this Github repository: https://github.com/KhronosGroup/Vulkan-LoaderAndValidationLayers These pieces are required to enable this repository to be built standalone; that is without having to clone the Vulkan-LoaderAndValidationLayers repository.
The following components are available in this repository over and above what is mirrored from Vulkan-LoaderAndValidationLayers repository
If you intend to contribute, the preferred work flow is for you to develop your contribution in a fork of this repo in your GitHub account and then submit a pull request. Please see the CONTRIBUTING file in this repository for more details
BUILDVT.md includes directions for building all the components, running the tests and running the demo applications.
Information on how to enable the various layers is in layers/README.md.
Architecture and interface information for the loader is in loader/LoaderAndLayerInterface.md.
This work is released as open source under a Apache-style license from Khronos including a Khronos copyright.
See COPYRIGHT.txt for a full list of licenses used in this repository.
While this project has been developed primarily by LunarG, Inc; there are many other companies and individuals making this possible: Valve Corporation, funding project development; Google providing significant contributions to the validation layers; Khronos providing oversight and hosting of the project.