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Fixed in Unity 2017.1



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Unity crashes when saving a scene in a destination that is another scene

Asset and Scene Management



Priority: 2Necessary for shipping a final release


Severity: 1Crash or major loss of functionality

Steps to reproduce:

1. Open project.
2. Open Scene "Mini" in folder "_Scenes".
3. Press File -> Save Scene as..
4. In navigation bar type "...\Assets\_Scenes\Mini.unity" and press enter. <---- IMPORTANT. After typing and pressing enter, check if it ends with "\Mini.unity"
5. Set file name to "MyScene". (File name does not matter)
6. Press Save.

Expected result: Scene will be saved in folder "_Scenes".
Actual result: Unity crashes.

Reproduced on 5.3.0f4, 5.3.6f1, 5.3.7p1, 5.4.3p3, 5.5.1p1, 5.6.0b6.
Regression found in 5.3.
Works fine in 5.2.5f1.

It was reproduced on Windows 10.
Make sure that .unity files are opened by Unity.

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