The updater currently has a finalscript facility, which allows the package creator to run arbitrary scripts after the entire package has been loaded (including creating privileges, tables, views, functions, etc.). It would be nice if the updater also allowed running arbitrary scripts /before/ anything else happened, including creating the package's schema. This would allow for special processing (see #8499 for an example) before beginning the main part of the installation/upgrade.
Steps to reproduce:
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