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when is semaphore unsignaled ?

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many vulkan tutorials have same synchronization pattern which contain 'ImageAvailableSemaphore' and 'RenderingFinishedSemaphore'.



   VkResult result = vkAcquireNextImageKHR( Vulkan.Device, Vulkan.SwapChain, UINT64_MAX, Vulkan.ImageAvailableSemaphore, VK_NULL_HANDLE, &image_index );


    VkPipelineStageFlags wait_dst_stage_mask = VK_PIPELINE_STAGE_TRANSFER_BIT;
    VkSubmitInfo submit_info = {
      VK_STRUCTURE_TYPE_SUBMIT_INFO,                // VkStructureType              sType
      nullptr,                                      // const void                  *pNext
      1,                                            // uint32_t                     waitSemaphoreCount
      &Vulkan.ImageAvailableSemaphore,              // const VkSemaphore           *pWaitSemaphores
      &wait_dst_stage_mask,                         // const VkPipelineStageFlags  *pWaitDstStageMask;
      1,                                            // uint32_t                     commandBufferCount
      &Vulkan.PresentQueueCmdBuffers[image_index],  // const VkCommandBuffer       *pCommandBuffers
      1,                                            // uint32_t                     signalSemaphoreCount
      &Vulkan.RenderingFinishedSemaphore            // const VkSemaphore           *pSignalSemaphores
    if( vkQueueSubmit( Vulkan.PresentQueue, 1, &submit_info, VK_NULL_HANDLE ) != VK_SUCCESS ) {
      return false;



VkPresentInfoKHR present_info = {
      VK_STRUCTURE_TYPE_PRESENT_INFO_KHR,           // VkStructureType              sType
      nullptr,                                      // const void                  *pNext
      1,                                            // uint32_t                     waitSemaphoreCount
      &Vulkan.RenderingFinishedSemaphore,           // const VkSemaphore           *pWaitSemaphores
      1,                                            // uint32_t                     swapchainCount
      &Vulkan.SwapChain,                            // const VkSwapchainKHR        *pSwapchains
      &image_index,                                 // const uint32_t              *pImageIndices
      nullptr                                       // VkResult                    *pResults
    result = vkQueuePresentKHR( Vulkan.PresentQueue, &present_info );


but i cant find code that unsignal these semaphores. where is the two semaphores unsignaled ?

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