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I am used to Eclipse and Visual studio for development for Java and C#. I am looking forward to modify and compile some files in C in the Linux Wireless subsystem. The site recommends using Sparse but there isn't much documentation regarding it. Can Sparse be used as a development environment like Eclipse. Any documentation regarding this?

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In the context of kernel development, sparse is a tool for checking kernel code, not a development environment. You can read more about sparse at the sparse homepage.

You may be able to use eclipse for your kernel development environment; as long as you can edit sources and run make, any development environment should be fine.

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Thank you for the reply. Do you prefer or recommend any environment that helps with say autocomplete? – user592748 Jun 18 '12 at 8:09
I prefer to "keep it simple" and use gvim and a terminal window. vim/gvim has support for completion: – Jeremy Kerr Jun 18 '12 at 8:37
Let me try it out – user592748 Jun 18 '12 at 8:41
It's probably going a bit off-topic for this question, so I'd suggest checking out… . – Jeremy Kerr Jun 18 '12 at 8:51

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