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The version number is hardcoded into sdparm.c (in a C string);
the rpm spec file: sdparm.spec ; the debian/changelog file;
and the configure.ac file (in the AC_INIT item).

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.10 [20160222] [svn: r279]
  - add --inhex=FN option for decoding without device present,
    FN is interpreted as response to mode sense(10) command
  - add --raw option to interpret FN as binary (def: ASCII hex)
  - add --pdt=PDT option for use with --inhex=FN
  - --quiet used twice hides changeable, default + saved
  - add IO advice hints grouping mode page (sbc4r06, 8)
  - add Unit serial number VPD page specific sanity check
  - add NO_PI_CHK to Supported block lengths and protection
    types VPD page
  - add Background operation control mpage (sbc4r07)
  - Read-write error recovery mpage: add Misaligned writes
    reporting field (MWR)
  - sync tape mpages with ssc5r02
  - add Block limits extension VPD page
  - add Device constituents VPD page
  - add LB protection VPD page (ssc5r02a)
  - LB provisioning VPD page: expand LBPRZ, add Minimum and
    Threshold percentage fields
  - device identification VPD page: add decoding for locally
    assigned UUIDs (spc5r08)
  - the --inhex=FN option together with --inquiry decodes
    FN as a single VPD page
  - improve lto5 and lto6 vendor mpage support
  - sync to spc5r08 and sbc4r10
  - add SAS G5 (22.5 Gbps) settings (spl4r06)
  - point svn:externals to rev 663 of sg3_utils
  - upgrade automake to version 1.15 (U15.10)
  - autogen.sh: upgrade to buildconf 20091223 version

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.09 [20141226] [svn: r257]
  - decode Third Party Copy VPD page
  - Supported block lengths and protection types (sbc4r01) +
    Block device characteristics extension VPD pages added
  - zoned block device characterics VPD page added (zbc-r01c)
  - fix manufacturer-assigned serial number VPD page length
  - device id VPD: T10 vendor identification designator clean up
  - block device characteristics VPD: add ZONED (sbc4r04)
  - SAS/SPL disconnect-reconnect mpage: expand
  - SAS protocol specific port mpage: add MAXR field (spl4r01)
  - standard inquiry response (sinq): add LU_CONG
  - change ibm vendor code to lto5 and lto6
  - point svn:externals to rev 620 of sg3_utils
  - upgrade automake to version 1.14.1
  - configure: add --disable-libsgutils so build bypasses that
    library if present
  - win32: some --wscan and compile fixes

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.08 [20130606] [svn: r215]
  - device id VPD: add protocol specific port identifier
  - control extension mpage: add max sense data length
  - power condition mpage: FIDCPC->CCF_IDLE,
    FSBCPC->CCF_STAND, FSTCPC->CCF_STOPP (spc4r34+)
  - caching mpage: add SYNC_PROG field (sbc3r33)
  - block device characteristics VPD page additions sbc3r34
  - extended inquiry vpd page: add max supported sense data
    length
  - protocol-specific port information VPD page for SAS SSP,
    persistent connection (spl3r2), power disable (spl3r3)
  - allow --readonly with --set= and --clear=
  - add placeholder for third party copy VPD page
  - supply more information if a UA occurs
  - add Makefile so scripts/sas_disk_blink installed
  - scripts/scsi_ch_swp: new, uses sdparm and blockdev
  - ./configure options:
    - change --enable-no-linux-bsg to --disable-linuxbsg
    - add --disable-scsistrings to reduce utility size
      with non-libsgutils build
  - point svn:externals to rev 498 of sg3_utils
    - report sdat_ovfl bit (if set) in sense data
    - sg_pt_linux: expand DID_ (host_byte) codes
      - cope with a transport error plus sense data
      - prefer major() over MAJOR() macro
    - win32: fixes for cygwin version 1.7.17 headers

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.07 [20120121] [svn: r188]
  - LB provisioning + Block limits VPD pages to sbc3r27
  - Enhanced phy control page: optical mode enabled (spl-r07)
  - Phy control and discover page: sync to spl2r02
  - sync with spc4r31+32 (handle status good with sense)
  - extended inquiry VPD: add POA_SUP, HRA_SUP and VSA_SUP
  - application tag mode page subcode 0xf0->0x2 (sbc3r28)
  - add 'sinq' pseudo VPD page for standard inquiry response
  - add power consumption mode and VPD pages (spc4r33)
  - point out some mode page numbers are vendor specific

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.06 [20101031] [svn: r166]
  - allow upper and lower case in field, (mode and vpd) page,
    vendor, transport or command matching
  - control mode page: add ATMPE and RWWP fields (spc4r27)
  - extended inquiry vpd page: add extended self test
    completion minutes field (spc4r27)
  - power control mode page: PM_BG_PRECEDENCE field (spc4r24)
    - FIDCPC, FSBCPC, FSTCPC fields (spc4r25)
  - sbc3r25 renames 'thin' provisioning' to 'logical block
    provisioning'; changes mode+vpd page and field names
    - add Application tag mode page
    - add SITPUA bit to logical block provisioning mode page
  - fix '-eal' problem with vendor pages
  - point svn:externals to rev 334 of sg3_utils

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.05 [20100413] [svn: r149]
  - add '--readonly' option especially for '-C start' and
    '-C stop' on ATA disks.
  - Control mode page updates (spc4r23)
  - add Control data protection mode page (ssc4r01)
  - block device characteristics VPD page: decode form factor
  - extended inquiry VPD page: activate_microcode+r_sup (spc4r23)
  - Automation device serial number and Data transfer device
    element address VPD pages (ssc4r01)
  - add SBC Referrals VPD page (sbc3r22)
  - expand SBC Thin provisioning VPD page (sbc3r22)
  - expand SBC Block limits VPD page (sbc3r22)
  - SAS-2.1 specification split, upper layers placed in SPL
    - add enable_slumber and enable_partial fields to
      Enhanced phy control mode page
  - add AM_MAINTAINER_MODE to configure.ac to lessen build issues
  - build infrastructure change to use libsgutils2 if available

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.04 [20090920] [svn: r129]
  - add SAT ATA Power condition mode page (sat2r06)
  - add SBC Thin provisioning mode page (sbc3r20)
  - add SBC Thin provisioning VPD page (sbc3r20)
  - sync with spc4r21
  - add Power condition, update extended inquiry VPD pages
  - smc3: add Device capabilities + Extended device
    capabilities + Transport geometry parameters mode pages
  - prepare for Thin provisioning VPD and mode pages
  - expand block limits VPD page
  - update Power condition mode page
  - rename SAS-2 phy mode page to Enhanced phy control (SAS)
  - add ADC mode (sub)page place holders
  - print mode page descriptors in full in more contexts
  - add linux bsg support
  - scripts/sas_disk_blink: moved here from sg3_utils package
  - rework the '-w' option (win32) per sg_scan in sg3_utils
  - change SDPARM_* constants to SG_LIB_*
  - remove sdparm.html, refer to its url in sdparm.8
  - sdparm.spec: correction to configure call

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.03 [20080623] [svn: r96]
  - allow more than one DEVICE argument on command line
  - add speed[=val] and profile commands for MMC
  - update Extended Inquiry VPD page to spc4r15
  - 'di' VPD page: decode "NAA Locally assigned"
  - SAS protocol-specific port mpage (subpage=0)
    - add CAWT (sas2r13) and RTOL (sas2r14)
  - change 'long long' to int64_t to stress only require
    64 bit integers (similar change to uint64_t)
  - cleanup to use sg_cmds_mmc and PDT_* defines
  - define SDPARM_MINGW when configure detects it
  - sync with debian unstable files: debian/rules+changelog

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.02 [20071008] [svn: r59]
  - support mode page descriptors with
    <acronym_name>[.<descriptor_num] syntax
    - "2_<acronym>" type entries replaced by new syntax
    - support medium partition mpage (SSC) with partitions
      as descriptors
  - append relative target port identifier to SAS target
    port address with '-iq' option
  - add solaris port
  - place vendor specific data in sdparm_data_vendor.c
  - in the absence of an explicit transport or vendor,
    and if no match on mode page name or field, then try
    SAS transport
  - add block device characteristics VPD page
  - add protocol-specific logical unit information VPD
    page (SAS)
  - use new sg_lib sg_get_num_nomult()
  - place source in subversion repository
    - use svn:externals property to point to sg3_utils'
      include/ and lib/ directories
    - move some files around (e.g. sdparm.8 to doc/)

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.01 [20070405]
  - add element address assignment mode page (smc)
  - improve error handling in lk 2.4 series mapping to
    sg devices
  - add configure.ac rule for mingw (Windows)
    - include <inttypes.h> to use PRIx64 instead of %llx
  - add LUICLR bit to extended inquiry VPD page
  - correct some headers for C++ inclusion
    - fix some C code to compile under C++
  - fix bug when unusual transport or vendor given
  - add a Fujitsu vendor mode page
  - add "initial priority" to control extension mpage
  - add "disconnect-reconnect" mpage to generic list;
    there are still transport specific versions
  - extend block limits VPD page (sbc3r09)
  - sync with sg3_utils-1.24 pass-through code

ChangeLog for sdparm-1.00 [20061016]
  - update Background control mode subpage (SBC-3)
    - fix EN_BMS and EN_PS swap
  - add 'extra' information to Caching mode page (SBC-3)
  - substitute sg_cmds_basic.[hc] for sg_cmds.[hc]
  - add '--vendor=<vn>' ('-M <vn>') option for vendor specific
    mode pages (start with Seagate, Hitachi and Maxtor)
  - fix '--save' so has no effect without '--set' or '--clear'
  - win32 port based on SCSI Pass Through (SPT) interface
    - add '--wscan' option in win32 port to scan for available
      device names
  - re-arrange some exits status values to be that same as
    those used by sg3_utils-1.22

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.99 [20060708]
  - add old power condition page for disks only (0xd)
  - zero whole device specific parameter field for disks (not
    just the DPOFUA bit).
  - revert REQUEST SENSE prior to mode page access change
    added in sdparm-0.98 (libata doesn't support REQUEST SENSE)
  - expand exit status values to be more expressive (and the
    same as those used by the sg3_utils-1.21 package)
  - warn if value to change a mode page field exceeds the
    field size
  - sync with spc4r05a
  - for ATA information VPD page, decode IDENTIFY response strings
  - add mode page acronym to first line when '--long' given

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.98 [20060518]
  - add decode for Medium configuration mode page, "mco" (ssc)
  - sync with SPC-4 rev 04
  - fix trailing "h" parsing (e.g. "-p 19h,1")
  - fix vpd 0x83 designator code 8 name
    - clean vpd 0x83 output format
  - fix tape vpd page 0xb0 and 0xb2 mix-up
  - fix unit serial number vpd length
  - add di_asis to output device identification designators
    in the order they appear in the VPD page
  - when doing mode page work, start with a REQUEST SENSE
    to flush out any Unit Attention pending
  - fix '--quiet' option which was consuming next argument

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.97 [20060127]
  - add decode for SAT pATA control mode subpage
  - add decode for Medium partition mode page (ssc)
  - add decode for Device configuration extension mode subpage (ssc)
  - add decode for Software interface identification VPD page
  - rename 'timeout and protect' mode page acronym to "tp" (mmc)
  - clear DPOFUA bit for disks in mode select parameters
  - make '-q' trim output of '-p di' and its components:
    di_lu, di_port and di_target
  - allow 'h' suffix as hex indicator (still accept '0x' prefix)
  - rework sg_lib.[hc] and sg_cmds.[hc] to be less linux specific,
    add sg_pt.h and sg_pt_linux.c
  - add logic for FreeBSD port (via sg_pt_freebsd.c)
  - add logic for Tru64 port (via sg_pt_osf1.c)

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.96 [20051119]
  - add di_lu, di_port and di_target variants of di VPD
  - re-factor sdparm.c: add sdparm_access.c + sdparm_vpd.c +
    sdparm_cmd.c
  - add CORR_D_SUP to Extended INQUIRY VPD page
  - for ATA information VPD page, '-HHH' output is
    suitable for "hdparm --Istdin" to decode
  - add <cmd>s; 'capacity', 'sense" and 'sync' for READ CAPACITY,
    REQUEST SENSE and SYNCHRONIZE CACHE respectively
  - 'ready' command gives progress indication if available
  - add '--quiet' option to suppress output of INQUIRY strings
  - add decode for Control extension mode page
  - add decode for SAS SSP shared port mode subpage
  - change '-ll' to add explanation of some complex mode page
    attribute values (e.g. MRIE in Informational exceptions mp)
  - decode disk specific parameters (wp+dpofua) when '-l' given
    for full mode page

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.95 [20050920]
  - add debian directory (for builds)
  - add decode for extended inquiry data VPD page
  - add decode for management network addresses VPD page
  - add decode for mode page policy VPD page
  - add decode for ATA information VPD page
  - add decode for Block limits VPD page
  - fix DRA and LBCSS bits in caching mode page
  - sync with SPC-4 rev 02
  - add EBACKERR in Informational exceptions mode page
  - add some defensive code into SCSI INQUIRY response processing
  - about 10 fixes to mode page items as a result of chk_sdparm_data
    <see notes.txt file for more information>
  - when changing mode pages, check modification position does not
    exceed actual page length
  - process '-p' option last since it depends on '-t' and '-i'
    - output available arguments when '-p' or '-t' arguments
      don't match
  - fix command line problem with '--dbd', '--defaults' and
    '--dummy'

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.94 [20050728]
  - add CD/DVD (MM) capabilities and mechanical status mode page
  - add Background medium scan (SBC-3) mode subpage
  - add '--command=<cmd>' option with these <cmd>s:
      ready, start, stop, load, eject and unlock
  - add decoding for SCSI Ports VPD page
  - updated to automake version 1.9.5
  - copy of sdparm.html placed in doc directory

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.93 [20050602]
  - add '--dbd' option for those pesky RBC devices
  - add '--transport=' option for transport (protocol) specific
    mode pages.
  - add transport (protocol) specific mode pages for fcp, spi,
    srp and sas
  - refactor sdparm.c adding the sdparm_data.c file
  - [Changeable:   def:  saved:  ] -> [cha:   def:  sav:  ]
  - increase maximum num_bits from 32 to 64
  - more sanity checks (e.g. only set/get fields up to mode
    page length); '--flexible' can override in some cases

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.92 [20050520]
  - add data compression and device configuration mode pages (ssc3)
  - add timeout + protect plus write parameters mode pages (mmc5)
  - add XOR control mode page (sbc2)
  - add SES Management mode page (ses2)
  - discriminate mode pages based on device's peripheral device type
  - disallow set/clear acronyms whose pdt doesn't match current device
  - with option "-ll" decode more of INQUIRY standard response
  - improve error checking when getting non-existent fields
  - use double fetch technique when fetching mode pages
  - add RBC device parameters mode page (rbc)
  - add '--flexible' option for mode sense 6/10 response mixup
  - '--inquiry --all' now outputs supported VPD pages page

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.91 [20050506]
  - if lk 2.4 detected, map primary SCSI node to sg node for ease of use
  - add support for '--inquiry' (VPD pages, defaults to device
    identification)
  - decode format and rigid disk mode pages (sbc2) (obsolete but common)

ChangeLog for sdparm-0.90 [20050418]
  - initial version