severity 891582 normal

On 26.02.2018 22:09, Brett Johnson wrote:
> Package: vulkan
> Version:
> Severity: serious
> Justification: 1
> The utility "vulkan-smoketest" in the vulkan-utils package depends on
> layers in the libvulkan-dev package, but there is no dependency.  This
> can be easily verified by running it with the "--validate" option:
>     $ vulkan-smoketest --validate
>     terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::runtime_error'
>       what():  instance layer VK_LAYER_LUNARG_standard_validation is missing
>     Aborted
> The easiest way to fix this is simply add a dependency, but it raises
> the question of why the vulkan-utils package exists.  Both vulkaninfo
> and smoketest could reasonably just be part of libvulkan-dev, as both
> are really vulkan developer utilities, rather than general purpose
> utilities.
But vulkan-smoketest runs fine without the dev package. Smoketest and
vulkaninfo are useful as a quick way to test the driver and/or the system.


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