$ionicView.beforeLeave is called after $ionicView.beforeEnter


I am listening to $ionicView.beforeLeave and $ionicView.beforeEnter on the controller of abstract state. That abstract state holds child states for tabs. When I am switching tabs I get console log from $ionicView.beforeEnter first. Is this expected?

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Not sure if this can be avoided or not, but I had a similar problem. I had some controllers that needed to keep the screen awake. My logic was to disable screen awake when the controller exited. The problem was “onEnter” for a new controller was being called before onLeave of the current controller which kept causing problems. I had to change my logic to work around this problem