Run-Time Image Development Process (Windows CE 5.0)
You can use Platform Builder to complete the steps in the run-time image development process for Windows CE. To build a run-time image, you must first create an operating system (OS) design that specifies the functionality that you want your run-time image to support.
A design template is a starting point for an OS design. You can begin an OS design by choosing a design template or you can begin an OS design without a design template. An OS design corresponds to a set of environment variables in the build environment for Platform Builder.
With each OS design, Platform Builder by default provides a configuration named Debug and a configuration named Release. You can select one configuration. A configuration specifies build options for the OS design. You can modify the build options for each configuration. For each OS design, only one configuration can be active at a time.
After you create your OS design, you can build a run-time image. You download a run-time image to a target device. A run-time image contains the OS and associated software to deploy to the target device.
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