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Fixed in 2018.3

Fixed in 2017.4, 2018.2

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80

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Issue ID

956425

Regression

No

Android builds fail with Java 9 JDK and Unable to list target platforms error

Android

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With the latest public versions of Unity (2017.1.1f1), Android Studio/SDK tools(26.0.2), and JDK (Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 9+181, mixed mode), Android builds failed early on with:

Error:Invalid command android
CommandInvokationFailure: Unable to list target platforms. Please make sure the android sdk path is correct.
See the Console for more details. Error building Player: CommandInvokationFailure: Unable to list
target platforms. Please make sure the android sdk path is correct. See the Console for more details.

A similar problem (same error message, but different cause) has been reported about 6 months ago: https://issuetracker.unity3d.com/issues/android-build-fails-when-the-latest-android-sdk-tools-25-dot-3-1-version-is-used

In my case, downgrading to JDK 8 fixed the problem.

Reproduced with:
2017.3.0b4, 2017.2.0f3, 2017.1.2f1, 5.6.3p4, 5.5.5f1

  1. Response avatar

    Yury-Habets

    May 18, 2018

    Unfortunately there are compatibility issues between JDK9 and JDK10 and Android SDK.
    The bugs have been reported to Google, we are working on a full-featured fix.
    As a workaround, for now please UNINSTALL JDK9/10 and INSTALL only JDK8 (64-bit).
    We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

    Feel free to check the status at the forums as well: https://forum.unity.com/threads/java-9-jdk-9-support-by-unity-android.499354/

Comments (28)

  1. 70a9032842a4221d9dcdf6c3d06a4dcd?d=mm

    D3ntrax

    Feb 26, 2018 18:05

    Same problem.

  2. D1738665e6a05b68159d278c89807267?d=mm

    pesahov

    Feb 20, 2018 16:37

    Java 8 + Tools 26.1.1 version working on Unity 2017.3.p1

  3. 2f1e47f42a23fb778d1a9eec84fc0c36?d=mm

    WizHutDev

    Feb 19, 2018 23:26

    Experiencing same problem after computer rebuild: downloaded latest Android Studio and latest Unity and latest Java JDK. . Temporary fix was revert to Java JDK 8u161 and revert tools using link at tools_r25.5_windows.zip

  4. Bc9003da95d3e45aa9b9d7b941102b19?d=mm

    alexan146

    Jan 15, 2018 17:42

    Same problem, same error message, it's not possible to create a build. I have only managed to solve this by downgrading JDK to 8u151 and also the android SDK (r25.2.5 - replacing "tools" folder). I would be really grateful if the developers could fix this, it's been a pain in the ass for a long time.

  5. 1932242bdd892819ef21d87693f149e9?d=mm

    XraZerTR

    Jan 14, 2018 15:51

    My unity can't find the newest sdk folder, Fix please.

  6. 6ca45dd46b5c60e1f83f900fdb010206?d=mm

    rpra

    Jan 10, 2018 17:49

    Cbarnes_Bnea, Thank you so much for pointing this. Had already set the path to JDK8, but never thought that just having JDK9 will cause the error! Deleting JDK9 from the JavaVirtualMachines folder solves it!

  7. 2093c89f135a046310d51ea832e34991?d=mm

    EdwinSly

    Jan 05, 2018 02:53

    Hello, in this video i explain how to resolve this problem https://youtu.be/UaQe-fnsM4w

  8. 3cf8443762d6a25963b580ceaffbb0f0?d=mm

    praktech

    Dec 29, 2017 01:38

    Thank @NOUMANNOOR987
    Its help to sort out my same problem.
    I currently have latest sdk with jdk 8 on unity 2017.3
    and now working .

  9. 58bbee5441c8e58d4211c56e7f204f14?d=mm

    QI

    Dec 11, 2017 07:09

    Same problem.
    Please fix.

  10. D110b8d4ab97eb154e59267fd113599d?d=mm

    soranhanmul

    Dec 11, 2017 06:08

    5.6.3p1 didn't work too

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