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Fixed in 5.3.5



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[Build] Building in batchmode fails for first time after removing file from project

Deployment Management


In batchmode after removing file, project building only succeed after second time.

1. Clone project from:
Just download "" if you are lazy. (Attached by Lukas)
2. Run shell script "". You should get these outputs:
3. Run Unity build again ... this should fail
Result: 1
Open _output/unity_editor_step_3.log and search for 'stderr'
4. Run Unity build again ... this should complete successfully
Result: 0

Comments (4)

  1. Lex3425

    Apr 25, 2020 11:23

    Quite interesting to think about how this one bug has evolved that functioning and the performance over the past five years. It is so neat to be able to look back and then know how it has evolved over time. This has made our website to not experience bugs or poor functioning.

  2. BenHymers

    Oct 11, 2016 16:41

    This is STILL happening in 5.4.1p4. I've adapted your example project here:

    It does seem to only happen now if the platform changes between invocations too.

  3. Mr_Friendly

    Sep 18, 2015 23:36

    I'm still seeing this bug in 5.1.3f1.

  4. asdagdsgsag

    Jul 15, 2015 15:21

    when this patch is applied? i trouble with this issue too!

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