I noticed that when building ardupilot-mega, there are some differences in what AVR tools (compiler, linker, etc.) are used depending on which platform you're on:
Under OS X and Windows, it uses the tools that are packaged with the Ardunio software.
I've just started using Tools/autotest.py, and it takes a very long time to run--about 40 minutes. Is this expected?
It looks like a lot of the time is spent waiting for the simulated arducopter to descend. E.g. I see a starting altitude of 350 m an
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