Python.h No such file...
heikowu at ceosg.de
Tue Jul 27 04:29:59 CEST 2004
Am Dienstag, 27. Juli 2004 03:41 schrieb Steve Doody:
> When I add #include <Python.h> to a
> header file, GCC tells me, No such file or directory.
Well you're trying to include a global header called Python.h using this
format. Now, gcc never looks for global headers in directories other
than /usr/include and /usr/local/include per default, that's why you're
seeing "No such file or directory".
> I installed Python from source to /usr/local/Python-2.3.4/
> The Include directory, and everything else, is there.
Does this mean you set --prefix to /usr/local/Python-2.3.4/ on configure? If
yes, try specifying -I/usr/local/Python-2.3.4/include/python2.3 on the gcc
line, and it'll start looking for global headers in that directory (which
should contain Python.h).
If you just took the default route of installing it to /usr/local/, add
-I/usr/local/include/python-2.3 to the gcc line.
If you installed Python to /usr/local/Python-2.3.4, gcc will not only not find
the python includes, but will also not find the python libraries which are
needed for linking. So, you'll also have to specify
-L/usr/local/Python-2.3.4/lib on the gcc command line. This is not necessary
if you installed it to /usr/local/
So, compiling your file should be done in the following way:
gcc -I/usr/local/Python-2.3.4/include/python2.3 \
-L/usr/local/Python-2.3.4/lib -lpython -o test test.c
Or something of the like.
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