Can't figure out why this map wont compile

So I can’t figure out why this map wont compile. Every time I get the dreaded:

The command failed. Windows reported the error:
“The system cannot find the file specified.”

So far I have tried:

  • Channing vmf name
  • Paste into a new vmf
  • Running compile with and without with “-notjunc”
  • Disabling Area Portals (Makes no difference)
  • Tried compiling without fastvis
  • Tried compiling with and without lighting

I just can’t see any errors in the compile log. It seems VIS just isn’t running.

If anyone could help figure it out, it would be appreciated

COMPILE LOG

** Executing…
** Command: “D:\SteamGames\SteamApps\common\GarrysMod\bin\vbsp.exe”
** Parameters: -notjunc -game “D:\SteamGames\SteamApps\common\GarrysMod\garrysmod” “d:\outercanals_citadel\rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa”

Valve Software - vbsp.exe (Jun 15 2020)
notjunc = true
32 threads
materialPath: D:\SteamGames\SteamApps\common\GarrysMod\garrysmod\materials
Loading d:\outercanals_citadel\rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa.vmf
ConVarRef mat_reduceparticles doesn’t point to an existing ConVar
Patching WVT material: maps/rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa/nature/red_grass_wvt_patch
Patching WVT material: maps/rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa/nature/red_grass_thin_wvt_patch
Patching WVT material: maps/rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa/nature/canal_reeds_wvt_patch
Patching WVT material: maps/rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa/nature/blendmudmud001a_wvt_patch
Patching WVT material: maps/rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa/nature/blenddirtgrass008b_wvt_patch
fixing up env_cubemap materials on brush sides…
ProcessBlock_Thread: 0…1…2…3…4…5…6…7…8…9…10 (1)
ProcessBlock_Thread: 0…1…2…3…4…5…6…7…8…9…10 (0)
Processing areas…done (0)
Building Faces…done (0)
Chop Details…done (0)
Find Visible Detail Sides…
Merged 3112 detail faces…done (1)
Merging details…done (0)
FixTjuncs…
PruneNodes…
WriteBSP…
done (1)
writing d:\outercanals_citadel\rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa.prt…Building visibility clusters…
done (0)
Creating default LDR cubemaps for env_cubemap using skybox materials:
skybox/sky_airy01*.vmt
! Run buildcubemaps in the engine to get the correct cube maps.
Creating default HDR cubemaps for env_cubemap using skybox materials:
skybox/sky_airy01*.vmt
! Run buildcubemaps in the engine to get the correct cube maps.
Finding displacement neighbors…
Found a displacement edge abutting multiple other edges.
Finding lightmap sample positions…
Displacement Alpha : 0…1…2…3…4…5…6…7…8…9…10
Building Physics collision data…
done (1) (2470393 bytes)
WARNING! model “models/props_canal/canal_bars004.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_wasteland/exterior_fence002d.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_c17/handrail04_long.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_c17/handrail04_corner.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_junk/trashdumpster02.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_wasteland/exterior_fence002e.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_wasteland/exterior_fence002c.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_wasteland/exterior_fence002b.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_wasteland/horizontalcoolingtank04.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_lab/freightelevatorbutton.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_c17/handrail04_short.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_c17/handrail04_brokenlong.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_wasteland/exterior_fence002a.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_wasteland/exterior_fence003a.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_debris/concrete_debris256barricade001a.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_debris/barricade_short04a.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_junk/trashcluster01a.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_c17/handrail04_medium.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_pipes/pipeset08d_512_001a.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_c17/light_domelight02_on.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_trainstation/trashcan_indoor001b.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_canal/rock_riverbed02b.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_industrial/warehouse_shelf002.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_industrial/warehouse_shelf003.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_industrial/warehouse_shelf001.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/static_fittings/ceiling_light02.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_c17/metalladder005.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_c17/metalladder001.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/props_unique/skybox_cityscape_highrise.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/static_furniture/locker01_row02.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
WARNING! model “models/static_furniture/locker01_row01.mdl” has mismatching model version (49, expected 48)! Expect problems.
Unable to load vertex data “models/props_foliage\Tree_pine04.vvd”

** Executing…
** Command: “D:\SteamGames\SteamApps\common\GarrysMod\bin\vvis.exe”
** Parameters: -fast -game “D:\SteamGames\SteamApps\common\GarrysMod\garrysmod” “d:\outercanals_citadel\rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa”

Valve Software - vvis.exe (Jun 15 2020)
fastvis = true
32 threads
reading d:\outercanals_citadel\rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa.bsp
Error opening d:\outercanals_citadel\rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa.bsp

** Executing…
** Command: Copy File
** Parameters: “d:\outercanals_citadel\rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa.bsp” “D:\SteamGames\SteamApps\common\GarrysMod\garrysmod\maps\rp_outercanals_citadel_aaa.bsp”

The command failed. Windows reported the error:
“The system cannot find the file specified.”

There’s a leak maybe. Your level is probably touching the edges of the map limit. So try to avoid that.

Oh and what usually helps me is just to rebuild the skybox. As a test try to make a really basic cube skybox with the hollow tool. If that fixes the problem, look into your skybox.

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