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Won't Fix in 1.0.X

Fixed in 1.1.0 - Entities



Found in [Package]


Issue ID




“NullReferenceException" errors are thrown in Play mode when subscene editing is disabled

Package: Entity Component System (ECS)


Reproduction steps:
1. Open the attached ““ project
2. Open the “Repro” scene
3. Enable Editing for “ecs” subscene in Hierarchy window and enter Play mode
4. Exit Play mode and observe the Console
5. Disable editing for “ecs” subscene and enter Play mode
6. Exit Play mode and observe the Console

Expected result: No errors are thrown
Actual result: “NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object
Unity.Entities.BlobAssetReferenceData.get_IsProtected () (at ./Library/PackageCache/com.unity.entities@1.0.0-pre.65/Unity.Entities/Blobs.cs:373)” errors are thrown

Reproducible with: 1.0.0-pre.65 (2022.2.16f1, 2023.1.0b13, 2023.2.0a11)
Could not test with: 0.17.0-preview.42 (2020.3.47f1), 0.51.1-preview.21 (2020.3.47f1, 2021.3.23f1) (Errors in the Console)

Reproduced on: macOS Monterey 12.6 (Intel), Windows 10 (by the reporter)

Note: Couldn't test in Build (Errors in the Console)

  1. Resolution Note (fix version 1.1.0 - Entities):

    Now blob asset references should work in unmanaged shared components.

  2. Resolution Note (1.0.X):

    This is not fixed in 1.0. It's fixed in 1.1.

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