Make the Device ref the Instance

This is needed before supporting instances, adapters, and devices on
the wire so that the client cannot free the instance before the device.

In Dawn native, the developer still needs to make sure the device is not
freed before all child objects.

Bug: dawn:384
Change-Id: I863d44c6a8acecc7b8ea0cc0ac483f7a864162fd
Reviewed-on: https://dawn-review.googlesource.com/c/dawn/+/37003
Commit-Queue: Austin Eng <enga@chromium.org>
Reviewed-by: Corentin Wallez <cwallez@chromium.org>
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README.md

Dawn, a WebGPU implementation

Dawn is an open-source and cross-platform implementation of the work-in-progress WebGPU standard. More precisely it implements webgpu.h that is a one-to-one mapping with the WebGPU IDL. Dawn is meant to be integrated as part of a larger system and is the underlying implementation of WebGPU in Chromium.

Dawn provides several WebGPU building blocks:

  • WebGPU C/C++ headers that applications and other building blocks use.
    • The webgpu.h version that Dawn implements.
    • A C++ wrapper for the webgpu.h.
  • A “native” implementation of WebGPU using platforms' GPU APIs:
    • D3D12 on Windows 10
    • Metal on macOS and iOS
    • Vulkan on Windows, Linux, ChromeOS, Android and Fuchsia
    • OpenGL as best effort where available
  • A client-server implementation of WebGPU for applications that are in a sandbox without access to native drivers

Helpful links:

Documentation table of content

Developer documentation:

User documentation: (TODO, figure out what overlaps with the webgpu.h docs)

Status

(TODO)

License

Apache 2.0 Public License, please see LICENSE.

Disclaimer

This is not an officially supported Google product.