[arrayfire] has nonfree cuda and nvidia-utils support and contains nonfree SIFT algorithm
arrayfire recommends cuda and nvidia-utils (optional installation), but these packages are blacklisted
Updated by Anonymous over 7 years ago
arrayfire contains files that should be deleted due of the message described below:
// The source code contained in this file is based on the original code by // Rob Hess. Please note that SIFT is an algorithm patented and protected // by US law, before using this code or any binary forms generated from it, // verify that you have permission to do so. The original license by Rob Hess // can be read below: // // Copyright (c) 2006-2012, Rob Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> // All rights reserved. // // The following patent has been issued for methods embodied in this // software: "Method and apparatus for identifying scale invariant features // in an image and use of same for locating an object in an image," David // G. Lowe, US Patent 6,711,293 (March 23, 2004). Provisional application // filed March 8, 1999. Asignee: The University of British Columbia. For // further details, contact David Lowe (email@example.com) or the // University-Industry Liaison Office of the University of British // Columbia. // // Note that restrictions imposed by this patent (and possibly others) // exist independently of and may be in conflict with the freedoms granted // in this license, which refers to copyright of the program, not patents // for any methods that it implements. Both copyright and patent law must // be obeyed to legally use and redistribute this program and it is not the // purpose of this license to induce you to infringe any patents or other // property right claims or to contest validity of any such claims. If you // redistribute or use the program, then this license merely protects you // from committing copyright infringement. It does not protect you from // committing patent infringement. So, before you do anything with this // program, make sure that you have permission to do so not merely in terms // of copyright, but also in terms of patent law. // // Please note that this license is not to be understood as a guarantee // either. If you use the program according to this license, but in // conflict with patent law, it does not mean that the licensor will refund // you for any losses that you incur if you are sued for your patent // infringement. // // Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without // modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are // met: // * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright and // patent notices, this list of conditions and the following // disclaimer. // * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright // notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in // the documentation and/or other materials provided with the // distribution. // * Neither the name of Oregon State University nor the names of its // contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived // from this software without specific prior written permission. // // THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS // IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED // TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A // PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT // HOLDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, // EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, // PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR // PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF // LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING // NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS // SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.