[development] Should sess_read() call hook_user?

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Mon Feb 20 03:35:28 UTC 2006

Marc Poris wrote:
> Should sess_read() call hook_user (via user_load)?
> This question came up due to a module developer's trouble maintaining
> user state across pages:
>   http://drupal.org/node/49385
> I traced through what was happening and came across sess_read() in
> session.inc which loads up the global $user with the most recent user
> for the session with some code that looks a lot like what's in
> user_load(), but it doesn't ever call hook_user -- is this by design?
> Thanks,
> Marc

the modules are not loaded during that time in the bootstrap. It is probably 
correct that the user object should get fully loaded by core later in the 

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