[Pythonmac-SIG] Embedded Python compiling help

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Sun Nov 21 09:50:01 CET 2004

On Nov 21, 2004, at 10:39 AM, Bob Ippolito wrote:

> On Nov 21, 2004, at 4:41 AM, Michael Gaiman wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'm getting started embedding python for a school project.  I am  
>> starting by getting the program listed in  
>> http://docs.python.org/ext/pure-embedding.html.  The next step is  
>> compiling.  I've tried quite a few gcc commands, but no dice.  The  
>> latest command I've tried is
>> gcc  
>> -I/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/include/ 
>> python2.3  
>> -L/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/lib/ 
>> python2.3/config -o runfunc run-func.c  which fails due to undefined  
>> symbols.
>> If anybody could take a minute and list the correct gcc command to  
>> compile and link this program, I would be very grateful.
>> I'm using MacOSX 10.3.6 with the built in python.
> gcc -o runfunc run-func.c `python -c "import distutils.sysconfig;print  
> distutils.sysconfig.get_config_var('PY_CFLAGS')"`

er.. that's not it, but it's close.. you probably also need the output  
of print '-I' + distutils.sysconfig.get_config_var('INCLUDEPY')


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