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Fixed in 2021.1.X

Fixed in 2020.2.X

Votes

0

Found in

2020.2

2020.2.0a8

2020.2.0b2

Issue ID

1278063

Regression

Yes

[Linux] "Fatal error" is thrown when trying to install the Editor using a standalone installer through the terminal

Linux

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Reproduction steps:
1. Download the Unity standalone installer
2. Perform the unattended install through the terminal

Expected result: The Editor is installed
Actual result: "Fatal error: required formats (xar, cpio, tar, gzip, xz) are not supported by system libarchive" error is thrown and the installation is aborted

Reproducible with: 2020.2.0a8, 2020.2.0b11, 2021.1.0a2
Not reproducible with: 2018.4.29f1, 2019.4.14f1, 2020.1.13f1, 2021.1.0a3

Notes:
- Tested on Ubuntu 18.04
- The error is thrown even though both libarchive-dev and libarchive-tools are installed on the system
- Command for the installation:
./UnitySetup --unattended --install-location="/PathTo/Location"

  1. Response avatar

    Resolution Note (fix version 2021.1):

    Fixed in version 2021.1.0a3

  2. Response avatar

    Resolution Note (fix version 2020.2):

    Fixed in 2020.2.3f1

Comments (1)

  1. 93ea7df6560572367294b74ef2fb648f?d=mm

    jonas_unity305

    Nov 19, 2020 11:58

    Will this also be fixed for 2020.2? Kind of a bummer for all CI related builds ...

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