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Fixed in 2020.1.X

Fixed in 2019.2.X, 2019.3.X



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[Scripting/Import] Scripts do not get compiled if the Unity Editor installation path contains apostrophes



How to reproduce:
1. Make sure your Unity Editor path contains an apostrophe (single quote character).
2. Create a new project
3. Create a new C# script and try to recompile it

Expected results: The script gets reimported and compiled
Actual results: The script doesn't compile and throws a "Win32Exception: The system cannot find the file specified." error

Reproducible with: 2017.4.29f1, 2018.4.2f1, 2019.1.6f1, 2019.2.0b5, 2019.3.0a5

  1. Resolution Note (fix version 2020.1):

    We really appreciate your contribution to the Unity product. Thank you for reporting this issue. We take every case submitted to us seriously by investigating the impact on you, our customer, as well as the impact it may have on the engineering and experience of our product.

    This particular case has been investigated thoroughly and we have decided, in the interests of protecting the stability and features of Unity for users that rely upon the affected versions, to not address this issue.

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