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Fixed in 5.0.1



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GI: Crash when selecting directory with no write access as the GICache location on OSX

Editor - Other


Steps to reproduce:

1. Create a new project
2. Go to Preferences
3. Select GI Cache tab
4. Enable custom cache location
5. Insert an external drive formatted as NTFS or create a directory to which your user has no write permissions
6. Select the external drive or the new directory for the custom cache location

Unity should crash with:

Fatal error!


Comments (3)

  1. jeskaflow

    Jan 08, 2018 09:48

    Says its fixed, but the problem I am still having says otherwise. Lazy.

  2. DuneGestion

    Sep 18, 2017 09:04

    Same problem here today with 2017.1.1f1
    Windows made an update, i launched unity and it crashed, i tried everything (registry, unistall/reinstall, cache etc...)

    So it' s not fixed

  3. SHG

    Jun 15, 2016 21:52

    No idea how to fix this, but I'm also getting the same problem.

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