First of all: you're sending a message with an enormous quote of someone
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> I'm having problems upgrading my database from 4.0.x to 5.0.x, specially
> with date fields
> For example with 4.0.x I do: "select startDate from TEvent" and in my
> application it is displayed ok(managed with controls), but the same code,
> same odbc, same control in delphi, etc with mysql 5.0.x it displays: byte
> instance of the date storaged in my table
What datatype is being returned for this column if you try and use it
in Delphi with the ODBC driver?
Did you try the v5 driver already?
> My versions are:
> Delphi 5
> MySQL 5.0.18
> MySQL 4.0.26
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