Error In Executing Mysqldump For 8.0

In attempting to use the mysqldump utility provided with MySQL 8.x against a 5.7 server, you may receive the following error message:

mysqldump: Couldn't execute 'SELECT COLUMN_NAME, JSON_EXTRACT(HISTOGRAM, '$."number-of-buckets-specified"')

This is due to the INFORMATION_SCHEMA in 8.0 having more columns to support several new features in 8.x.  This error can be silenced by adding the following parameter to the mysqldump command line:


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