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31. January 2017

 

Unity have just released a rather large patch for Unity 5.5.1p1.  Loaded with fixes, there are also a couple of improvements to the Android gradle builds as well as a couple new graphics API in the Mesh class.  Complete patch details from the release notes:

 

Improvements
  • Android: Gradle export now supports custom template
  • Android: Gradle export troubleshooting added
  • Graphics: Added new APIs: Mesh.GetIndexStart and Mesh.GetIndexCount.
  • Tizen: Added a button to the deployment target window to refresh the target list.
Changes
  • Tizen: Remove the Tizen 2.3 minimum OS option. 2.4 is now the only accepted OS version. Users must update their devices to Tizen OS 2.4.
Fixes
  • (852307) - Android/IL2CPP: Prevent a crash which can occur with the use of OnAudioFilterRead callbacks on krait CPUs.
  • (none) - Android/Metro: Fixed the issues preventing the Application.Unload API from functioning correctly.
  • (856650) - Android: Gradle export should now work with SDK version > 6.0.
  • (854535 ) - Android: Gradle export -Fixed colliding package name for unity-android-resources
  • (869582) - Animation: Fixed a crash when setting Animator.updateMode when no AnimatorController is set.
  • (860366) - Animation: Fixed edit key overriding key frames in curve editor.
  • (862004) - Asset Bundles: Fixws intermittent freeze that could occur when calling AssetBundle.LoadAssetAsync multiple times in a single frame.
  • (871730) - Cache Server: Fixed the custom port missing for the remote option.
  • (none ) - Editor: Fixed light probe rendering in LookDev HDRIs. Previously it could go wrong depending on the lighting panel parameters set for the project.
  • (862005) - Graphics: Fixed crash in occlusion culling when loading multiple scenes.
  • (860775 ) - HoloLens: Fixed a crash that occurs on device when downloading files with WWW.
  • (867606) - IL2CPP: Allow the build to succeed when the .NET 4 TargetFrameworkAttribute attribute is used in an assembly.
  • (863806) - IL2CPP: Correct an error in UnusedBytecodeStripper2 related to UnityEngine.RenderTexture that can occur during some project builds.
  • (828288) - iOS: Fixed an issue where the ReplayKit API might be reported as available on unsupported devices
  • (796649) - iOS: Fixed orientation requests from the app getting out of sync with iOS orientation.
  • (829753) - Kernel: Json serialisation now supports correct parsing of NaN and +/-Inf.
  • (none ) - Lighting: Fixed baked light map visualisation shading mode in the Editor.
  • (861293) - LineRenderer: fixed gaps when values are repeated
  • (864043) - LineRenderer: Fixed issue where setting endColor failed if using different number of color/alpha keys
  • (847798 ) - Mono: Correct an invalid C# compiler error with generic types in compiler generated code (like lambdas and enumerators). The error from the C# compiler often includes this text: "There is no boxing or type parameter conversion from..."
  • (836770) - Networking: Fixed issue where unspawn handler was not properly invoked during object cleanup (like in NetworkManager.StopClient())
  • (864122) - Particles: Fixed "TLS ALLOCATOR ALLOC_TEMP_THREAD" error messages
  • (862777) - Particles: Fixed crash in LightsModule when destroying systems
  • (862897) - Particles: Fixed crash in ParticleSystem.Emit()
  • (856842) - Particles: Fixed issue where distance-based emission was not working
  • (862352) - Particles: Fixed issue where particle bounding boxes could become corrupted, resulting in "Invalid AABB" messages
  • (861347, 863060 ) - Particles: Fixed issue where sub-emitters were causing memory leaks
  • (862976) - Particles: Fixed issue where switching Render Mode could cause rendering artifacts
  • (868648) - Particles: Fixed rare crash when using the Trail Renderer and Multithreaded Rendering is enabled.
  • (862921) - Particles: Fixed rotation bug with mesh particles
  • (864208) - Particles: Fixed TrailModule crash when enabling trails and using ParticleSystem.SetParticles
  • (861409](https://issuetracker.unity3d.com/product/unity/issues/guid/861409/)) - Particles: Stretched billboards could apply scale twice if using Speed Scale
  • (859436) - Particles: Texture Animation could skip frames and display invalid data
  • (none ) - Physics 2D: Optimize the CapsuleCollider2D component intersection tests for speed and accuracy.
  • (none ) - Purchasing: Fixed a bug where a duplicate transaction could fail without calling the failure callback.
  • (none ) - Scripting: Added the following non-allocating accessors to Mesh. These accessors write into a user-specified List. The accessors are GetBindposes, GetBoneWeights, GetColors, GetIndices, GetNormals, GetTangents, GetTriangles, and GetVertices.
  • (856507) - Shaders: Fixed shader compilation error when compiling certain surface shaders using WorldNormalVector from INTERNAL_DATA e.g. shadow pass variations.
  • (810571) - Splash Screen: Fixed an issue where the splash could be truncated by a first scene taking a long time to load
  • (872286 ) - Tizen: Change the minimum API level to Tizen 2.4 in PlayerSettings.
  • (869995 ) - Tizen: Fix a NULL referencing while exiting the game.
  • (834785) - Tizen: Improve error when failing to discover a deployment target.
  • (none ) - Tizen: Improvements to emulator deployment.
  • (none ) - Tizen: SystemInfo.processorFrequency now returns proper values.
  • (869964) - TrailRenderer: Fixed visual artifacts when manually enabled during Play mode
  • (861828) - UnityWebRequest: fix proxy support, so that debuggers like Fiddler work.

 

As always, the patch is available for download here.

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