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Creating Materials during OnRenderObject introduces asset database inconsistencies

Scene Management


When creating materials using OnRenderObject() function it creates two materials. Deleting them resolves in Unity crash.

To reproduce:
1.Open users attached project
2.Open "Repro.unity" scene
3.Delete "BuggedMaterial" from Assets > Resources
4.Press Assets > Reimport All
5.Enter play mode
6.Press cancel for both errors
7.Ignore the last "Inconsistency Detected" error
8.Observe as two materials are created
9.Delete freshly created materials

Expected result: materials are deleted
Actual result: Unity crashes

Reproduced on: 5.5.2p2 5.6.0f3 5.6.0p2 2017.1.0b1

Notes: Using Update() or Start() functions, it creates only one material an deleting it does no crash Unity. Entering play mode with Unity 5.4.3f1, Unity crashes instantly

  1. Resolution Note (2019.1.X):

    Hi there,

    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 fix for the time being. We understand that this will cause problems for some users, and so may address in a future version.

    Unity QA Team

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