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Fixed in 2021.1

Fixed in 2020.2

Votes

0

Found in

2019.3.0a1

2020.1

2020.1.5f1

2020.2

Issue ID

1278242

Regression

Yes

Fatal error is not thrown and Editor continues to function when working directory is changed with Directory.SetCurrentDirectory

Asset Import Pipeline

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Reproduction steps:
1. Open the attached project ("case_1278242-dirbug.zip")
2. Open the repro scene ("SampleScene")
3. Enter Play Mode
4. Exit Play Mode
5.Unfocus and re-focus the Editor

Expected result: Fatal error is thrown, explaining that changing the working directory is not supported
Actual result: Fatal error is not thrown, Editor continues to function, creating any asset yields errors

Reproducible with: 2019.3.0a1, 2019.4.11f1, 2020.1.6f1, 2020.2.0b3
Not reproducible with: 2018.4.27f1, 2019.2.21f1

Note: When setting Editor's working directory through a script, it has to be set back to the original path manually, or fatal error should be thrown explaining that this is not supported

  1. Response avatar

    Resolution Note (fix version 2021.1):

    Fixed in 2021.1.0a1

  2. Response avatar

    Resolution Note (fix version 2020.2):

    Fixed in 2020.2.0b11

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