Author Topic: Slickedit as IDE for target MCU development???  (Read 3912 times)

lars magne

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Slickedit as IDE for target MCU development???
« on: September 04, 2006, 08:21:14 pm »
I'm searching for an universal IDE for all my MCU ANSI C compilers (motorola,Fujitsu,Intel..)
Is it possible to configure SlickEdit to compile/make/link and parse errors from different compilers without setting up an external make tool???


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Re: Slickedit as IDE for target MCU development???
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2006, 09:13:18 am »
No, it will not recognize your compiler, or make use of it's project files by default.  If they all followed GCC's option name/format, maybe it would be possible, but unfortunately, there is no standard.  So driving the compiler is often very different between manufactures.  Some environments are a little tougher as they also expect a particular layout that's enforced by the embedded compiler vendor's IDE.

With that said, I do a ton of work with embedded microcontrollers, and use SCons to build the target images.  SlickEdit's ability to drive just about anything through a command line is what really makes that possible.  The command line is your friend. :-)