Is there any way to force the output format of datetime fields in
MySQL versions from 4.0? We have a few large databases running on v.
3.something and we are running several different applicatons that make
a presumption that the return values of datetime(14) are formatted to
'YYYYMMDDHHMMSS'. However, the new versions seem to return it like
'2006-01-02 12:12:50'. Can I somehow make it return this like
'20060102121250', the way it works on v. 3.x.y?
There are just too many places that would need a change in code that it
wouldn't be possible to handle them all. A few ...