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Found in

2017.4.0f1

2018.4.0f1

2019.2.0a1

2019.2.2f1

2019.3.0a1

2020.1.0a1

Issue ID

1179127

Regression

No

GameObject.Find() returns wrong value when GameObject name is the same as existing Hierarchy path

Scripting

-

How to reproduce:
1. Open attached project ("UnityFindbug.zip") and open SampleScene
2. Enter PlayMode
3. In Game view click on the top left button.

Expected result: GameObject.Find() method returns requested GO
Actual result: GameObject.Find() returns last object from the string used in method

Reproducible with: 2017.4.32f1, 2018.4.7f1, 2019.2.3f1, 2019.3.0b1, 2020.1.0a1

  1. Response avatar

    Resolution Note (2020.1.X):

    This is legacy behavior and by design. We recommend that users give their game objects unique names to avoid this issue.

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