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Python/C API for VC++

Qianfei Li asked:

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I was trying to use Python/C API in VC++. However, I got a error link message when linking the project:
python.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__Py_Initialize referenced in function _main

I have included the 'python27/include' and 'python27/libs' in C/C++ ->General ->Additional include directories and Linker->general->additional libraries directories.

Also, I was using "Debug" mode. Is there any further steps I need to follow?

Below is the code. I'd appreciate if anyone could help.

#include "stdafx.h"
#undef _DEBUG /* Link with python24.lib and not python24_d.lib */
#include "Python.h"

int main(int argc, char *argv[])
    int i;
    PyObject *pName, *pModule, *pDict, *pFunc, *pArgs, *pValue;
    if (argc < 3)
        printf("Usage: exe_name python_source function_name\n");
        return 1;
    // Initialize the Python Interpreter

    return 0;
Tags: C++, Python, VC6


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