A.2. Capabilities

Implementations must support the following capability operands declared by OpCapability:

Implementations may support features that are not required by the Specification, as described in the Features chapter. If such a feature is supported, then any capability operand(s) corresponding to that feature must also be supported.

Table A.1. SPIR-V Capabilities which are not required, and corresponding feature names

SPIR-V OpCapability Vulkan feature name

Geometry

geometryShader

Tessellation

tessellationShader

Float64

shaderFloat64

Int64

shaderInt64

Int16

shaderInt16

TessellationPointSize

shaderTessellationAndGeometryPointSize

GeometryPointSize

shaderTessellationAndGeometryPointSize

ImageGatherExtended

shaderImageGatherExtended

StorageImageMultisample

shaderStorageImageMultisample

UniformBufferArrayDynamicIndexing

shaderUniformBufferArrayDynamicIndexing

SampledImageArrayDynamicIndexing

shaderSampledImageArrayDynamicIndexing

StorageBufferArrayDynamicIndexing

shaderStorageBufferArrayDynamicIndexing

StorageImageArrayDynamicIndexing

shaderStorageImageArrayDynamicIndexing

ClipDistance

shaderClipDistance

CullDistance

shaderCullDistance

ImageCubeArray

imageCubeArray

SampleRateShading

sampleRateShading

SparseResidency

shaderResourceResidency

MinLod

shaderResourceMinLod

SampledCubeArray

imageCubeArray

ImageMSArray

shaderStorageImageMultisample

StorageImageExtendedFormats

shaderStorageImageExtendedFormats

InterpolationFunction

sampleRateShading

StorageImageReadWithoutFormat

shaderStorageImageReadWithoutFormat

StorageImageWriteWithoutFormat

shaderStorageImageWriteWithoutFormat

MultiViewport

multiViewport


The application must not pass a SPIR-V module containing any of the following to vkCreateShaderModule: