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I was going to create a plugin so that I could extend Magento\Eav\Model\ResourceModel\Entity\Attribute::_processAttributeOptions(). However, because this method is protected, I am unable to do so.

I've added a column to the table eav_attribute_option_value called api_attribute_id and I need it to be updated when _saveOptions() triggers _processAttributeOptions().

Is the only way for me to rewrite this method for me to use <preference> and provide a class that extends it?

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There is nothing wrong with overriding a protected method, you just cannot override a private method function.

Your purpose to write the addon value to new column of table eav_attribute_option_value so check the logic from

Magento\Eav\Model\ResourceModel\Entity\Attribute::_updateAttributeOptionValues($optionId, $values)

where data was insert to.

  • Right, we're talking about the same method but the plugin feature does not work on nonpublic methods. I am asking if implementing <prefer> in di.xml is the next best option. Thanks! – TylersSN Jan 15 at 4:26
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you can override protected function by <preference>

here you can see how overriding protected methods link

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