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-rw-r--r--modules/node/node.api.php30
-rw-r--r--modules/user/user.api.php16
2 files changed, 40 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/modules/node/node.api.php b/modules/node/node.api.php
index 8719457..052effc 100644
--- a/modules/node/node.api.php
+++ b/modules/node/node.api.php
@@ -498,9 +498,18 @@ function hook_node_revision_delete($node) {
/**
* Respond to creation of a new node.
*
- * This hook is invoked from node_save() after the node is inserted into the
- * node table in the database, after the type-specific hook_insert() is invoked,
- * and after field_attach_insert() is called.
+ * This hook is invoked from node_save() after the database query that will
+ * insert the node into the node table is scheduled for execution, after the
+ * type-specific hook_insert() is invoked, and after field_attach_insert() is
+ * called.
+ *
+ * Note that when this hook is invoked, the changes have not yet been written to
+ * the database, because a database transaction is still in progress. The
+ * transaction is not finalized until the save operation is entirely completed
+ * and node_save() goes out of scope. You should not rely on data in the
+ * database at this time as it is not updated yet. You should also note that any
+ * write/update database queries executed from this hook are also not committed
+ * immediately. Check node_save() and db_transaction() for more info.
*
* @param $node
* The node that is being created.
@@ -687,9 +696,18 @@ function hook_node_presave($node) {
/**
* Respond to updates to a node.
*
- * This hook is invoked from node_save() after the node is updated in the node
- * table in the database, after the type-specific hook_update() is invoked, and
- * after field_attach_update() is called.
+ * This hook is invoked from node_save() after the database query that will
+ * update node in the node table is scheduled for execution, after the
+ * type-specific hook_update() is invoked, and after field_attach_update() is
+ * called.
+ *
+ * Note that when this hook is invoked, the changes have not yet been written to
+ * the database, because a database transaction is still in progress. The
+ * transaction is not finalized until the save operation is entirely completed
+ * and node_save() goes out of scope. You should not rely on data in the
+ * database at this time as it is not updated yet. You should also note that any
+ * write/update database queries executed from this hook are also not committed
+ * immediately. Check node_save() and db_transaction() for more info.
*
* @param $node
* The node that is being updated.
diff --git a/modules/user/user.api.php b/modules/user/user.api.php
index f610408..64c863f 100644
--- a/modules/user/user.api.php
+++ b/modules/user/user.api.php
@@ -299,6 +299,14 @@ function hook_user_login(&$edit, $account) {
/**
* The user just logged out.
*
+ * Note that when this hook is invoked, the changes have not yet been written to
+ * the database, because a database transaction is still in progress. The
+ * transaction is not finalized until the save operation is entirely completed
+ * and user_save() goes out of scope. You should not rely on data in the
+ * database at this time as it is not updated yet. You should also note that any
+ * write/update database queries executed from this hook are also not committed
+ * immediately. Check user_save() and db_transaction() for more info.
+ *
* @param $account
* The user object on which the operation was just performed.
*/
@@ -317,6 +325,14 @@ function hook_user_logout($account) {
* The module should format its custom additions for display and add them to the
* $account->content array.
*
+ * Note that when this hook is invoked, the changes have not yet been written to
+ * the database, because a database transaction is still in progress. The
+ * transaction is not finalized until the save operation is entirely completed
+ * and user_save() goes out of scope. You should not rely on data in the
+ * database at this time as it is not updated yet. You should also note that any
+ * write/update database queries executed from this hook are also not committed
+ * immediately. Check user_save() and db_transaction() for more info.
+ *
* @param $account
* The user object on which the operation is being performed.
* @param $view_mode