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Fixed in 2017.1.X



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Error resuming external process thread 'Editor/Data/Tools/JobProcess.exe` while generating lighting

Global Illumination


It is sometimes possible to hit this error while working with lighting related tasks: Error resuming external process thread 'Editor/Data/Tools/JobProcess.exe
This bug can halt the lighting generation process and stop the whole work. The report aims to provide solid reproduction steps.

Steps for reproduction:
1) Download the project from this link:
2) Open `TestScene`
3) Load RenderDoc
4) Press on RenderDoc to capture the frame
5) Open the Lighting Window
6) Manually generate the lighting
7) Observe the bug, error is thrown in the console

- A GIF is attached below to show the reproduction steps
- It can be reproduced consistently across 5.5.2p2, 5.6.0f3 and 2017.1.0b4 therefore it is not a regression

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