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Fixed in 2021.2.X



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"Unexpected Node Type" error when importing plugin with a corrupt .meta file - error message is not helpful enough



How to reproduce:
1. Open project ""
2. Go to Assets>Plugins
3. Select a Plugin and right click>Reimport
4. Open the Console window

Expected result: No errors
Actual result: Errors appear: "Unexpected node type"

Reproducible with: 2021.2.0a18, 2021.2.0b17, 2022.1.0a13
Not reproducible with: 2020.3.20f1, 2021.1.28f1, 2021.2.0a17
Could not test with: 2019.4.31f1 (Errors: "Assembly 'Assets/Plugins/Normcore.Editor.dll' will not be loaded due to errors:
Unable to resolve reference 'Unity.EditorCoroutines.Editor'. Is the assembly missing or incompatible with the current platform?
Reference validation can be disabled in the Plugin Inspector.")

"Unexpected Node Type" logged when trying to update assemblies

  1. Response avatar

    Resolution Note (fix version 2022.1):

    Fixed inĀ 2022.2.0a1

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    Resolution Note (fix version 2022.1):

    Fixed in: 2022.1.0b5

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    Resolution Note (fix version 2021.2):

    Fixed in: 2021.2.11f1

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