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Stepping over DLL function in debugger crashes Unity on Mac OSX

Discussion in 'Editor & General Support' started by StridingDragon, May 2, 2019.

  1. StridingDragon


    Jan 16, 2013
    I've built a small test bundle to figure out how to develop a native plugin for Unity—doing this on a running Mac OSX 10.14.4, Unity 2019.1.0f2 and Visual Studio Essential 8.0.5.

    The plugin itself is running fine. I see the results, the output, everything, so there does not seem to be a general problem.

    However, when I'm in the Visual Studio debugger and I step over a function call from the DLL/bundle, the Unity editor crashes completely, making it practically impossible. In fact, it turns out that if I set a breakpoint anywhere after a call to my plugin, Unity crashes, though the program runs fine if I attach it to the Unity process and run it without breakpoints.

    Is this normal or is there something I need to do to debug scripts that access native plugins?