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Unity crashes when building after "baking" custom nav mesh.

I have a game where units need to run around small spherical planetoids and I created an a star algorithm that uses waypoints placed all around the planet. The game runs fine when testing in the editor but crashes when I try to build it. The annoying thing is it will build every once in a while after I mess with different things but then only works for a couple builds before it starts crashing again. I wrote a custom class for the waypoints that is Serializable and each waypoint has an adjacency list of neighboring waypoints (I set this to SerializeField and it worked for a while). If anyone can explain why this is happening it would be greatly appreciated. More info can be provided on request.

Waypoint.cs: The script attached to each waypoint.


/// <summary>
/// A node of the nav mesh.
/// </summary>
[Serializable]
public class Waypoint : MonoBehaviour
{
    /// <summary>All the waypoint's neighbors.</summary>
    [SerializeField]
    public Waypoint[] wpList;
    /// <summary>Distance to all the waypoint's neighbors.</summary>
    public float[] distList;  


    /// <summary>
    /// Find the connections to the closets waypoints.
    /// </summary>
    public void Bake(float castRadius, float checkRadius)
    {
        // temp list of adjecent waypoints
        List<Waypoint> conWP = new List<Waypoint>();
        List<float> conDist = new List<float>();

        // run through all the waypoints
        GameObject[] brothers = GameObject.FindGameObjectsWithTag("Waypoint");
        foreach (GameObject next in brothers)
        {
            // stop if self
            if (next == gameObject)
            {
                continue;
            }

            // raycast to next
            RaycastHit[] rayInfo = Physics.SphereCastAll(transform.position, castRadius, next.transform.position-transform.position, checkRadius);

            // sort by shortest distance
            var orderedInfo =
                    from w in rayInfo
                    orderby w.distance
                    select w;

            // run through all the objects the raycast hit
            foreach (RaycastHit info in orderedInfo)
            {
                // if hit itself continue
                if (info.collider.gameObject == gameObject)
                {
                    continue;
                }

                // connected to the target object
                if (info.collider.gameObject == next)
                {
                    conWP.Add(info.collider.GetComponent<Waypoint>());
                    conDist.Add(info.distance);
                    break;
                }
                else
                {
                    break;
                }
            }
        }

        // set list
        wpList = conWP.ToArray();
        distList = conDist.ToArray();
    } // End Bake

} //  End Waypoint Class
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asked Mar 09, 2013 at 06:07 PM

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Solved this by instead of each waypoint keeping a gameobject reference to its neighbors it instead says their ID and looks it up in a table when it needs to get the reference.

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answered Aug 21, 2013 at 08:25 PM

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Last Updated: Aug 21, 2013 at 08:25 PM