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Distributing Siebel Handheld Application Patches
The Siebel Handheld patch delivery mechanism, PatchAgent, is a tool that automates the deployment of patches to handheld devices as part of the synchronization process. It allows administrators to distribute patches to end users with minimal involvement by the users.
During synchronization the PatchAgent executable is called, and if it detects a handheld patch, it automatically installs the patch on the handheld device. In order for PatchAgent to detect and deploy the patch, the patch files must be created and placed in the directory where PatchAgent expects to find the files.