Distributing a .NET Compact Framework Application
Now that you have packaged your application in a self-extracting CAB file, you will need to make this CAB file available to your customers. Before we move on to discussing ways to distribute your application, let us examine what other files, if any, you need to distribute with your application.
It is not guaranteed that the target device will have the .NET Compact Framework installed. You may need to include the .NET Compact Framework CAB file in your distribution. Also, most commercial programs rely on components, managed or native, that may not be included in the CAB file for your application. You may need to package these other components in their own CAB file.
Now we can discuss the different ...