diff --git a/include/hardware/hwcomposer2.h b/include/hardware/hwcomposer2.h
index d5a0d6f..11c9bdd 100644
@@ -104,6 +104,17 @@
* In the future, CTS tests will require present time to be reliable.
HWC2_CAPABILITY_PRESENT_FENCE_IS_NOT_RELIABLE = 3,
+ /* Specifies that a device is able to skip the validateDisplay call before
+ * receiving a call to presentDisplay. The client will always skip
+ * validateDisplay and try to call presentDisplay regardless of the changes
+ * in the properties of the layers. If the device returns anything else than
+ * HWC2_ERROR_NONE, it will call validateDisplay then presentDisplay again.
+ * For this capability to be worthwhile the device implementation of
+ * presentDisplay should fail as fast as possible in the case a
+ * validateDisplay step is needed.
+ HWC2_CAPABILITY_SKIP_VALIDATE= 4,
/* Possible composition types for a given layer */
@@ -564,6 +575,7 @@
SidebandStream = HWC2_CAPABILITY_SIDEBAND_STREAM,
SkipClientColorTransform = HWC2_CAPABILITY_SKIP_CLIENT_COLOR_TRANSFORM,
PresentFenceIsNotReliable = HWC2_CAPABILITY_PRESENT_FENCE_IS_NOT_RELIABLE,
+ SkipValidate = HWC2_CAPABILITY_SKIP_VALIDATE,
TO_STRING(hwc2_capability_t, Capability, getCapabilityName)