Newbie - C API Question

Chris Gonnerman chris.gonnerman at newcenturycomputers.net
Mon Mar 31 16:06:09 CEST 2003


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ian Pellew" <ipellew at pipemedia.co.uk>


> Hi;
> 
> This is my first attempt at getting to and from my C world.
> 
> I cannot get past Python Reference Manual(2.2.1) section 1.2.1.1 :-
> 
> h.c:-
> #include "Python.h"
> main() {
>     int x;
>     PyObject *t;
>     t = PyTuple_New(3);
>     x = Py_file_input;
>     printf("Hiya, x = %d\n", x);
> }   
> 
> My compile gives:-
> [ `gcc -I/usr/local/include/python2.1 -o h h.c` ] && { ./h; }
> Undefined           first referenced
>  symbol                 in file
> PyList_New                          /var/tmp//ccNWkGt5.o
> ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to h
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> 
> I am on Sun Solaris 5.8 
> Python 2.1.1 (#1, Aug 25 2001, 04:19:08) 
> [GCC 3.0.1] on sunos5
> 
> Any pointers/advice please;

Your compilation command seems to be missing a -lpython to
load libpython.a.  You are trying to embed Python, not
extend it, right?

Chris Gonnerman -- chris.gonnerman at newcenturycomputers.net
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