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Duplicate files problem in MonoDevelop

Discussion in 'Editor & General Support' started by Lohoris2, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. Lohoris2

    Lohoris2

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    I'm at Unity 5.6, and this problem has been going on since 4.3.

    Sometimes, suddenly, MonoDevelop sees two copies of many files, and this is annoying because of this:


    "Go to Declaration" instead of just going there, expands to two different, identical, choices.

    Formerly I fixed this by going in the solution options and deleting the "Release" configuration, leaving only the "Debug" configuration.

    This doesn't work anymore: I deleted the Debug configuration, restarted everything, still duplicate files.

    Will anyone, after 2.5 years, FINALLY try to solve this problem?
    I know it's obviously not top priority, but getting ZERO answers for so long is incredibly frustrating.
     
  2. Dreamwriter

    Dreamwriter

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    Unfortunately, in my 6 years of using Unity I've never run into this problem - that's probably why "after 2.5 years" you've been getting zero answers, because you're one of the only people experiencing the issue. Have you submitted a bug report to Unity, including your project in duplicate-file mode? That's probably the best thing to do to get it resolved. Another thing to try is to force Unity to recreate the Monodevelop project files - you can do this in modern Unity by deleting the current project files (just to make sure they are recreated) and then going to Assets->Open C# Project (it used to be "Sync Monodevelop").
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2017