# Status: content-frozen
Post-release testing showed up a variety of bugs in the images produced for the 6.0.1 update release:
update-cdscript that generates the update CD and DVD images. Due to this oversight, on the day of the point release those images were created wrongly. They contained package and source data, but the meta data files Packages.gz and Sources.gz were missing.
In each of the cases listed above, the failure case has been analysed and is understood. Fixes for all of the problems have been developed, and replacement images have been produced and tested. Following our normal naming scheme, the new images are versioned 6.0.1a to denote the bugfix rebuild.
There is no need to download these new images for user who have already downloaded previous images versioned as 6.0.1, if they are not affected by one of the bugs listed above. The easies way to created fixed images for users who are affected by these bugs, is to use jigdo and scanning the previous images for already downloaded files.
We offer apologies for any inconvenience caused by these errors. The very next task for the Debian CD team will be to integrate more extensive automated QA for our CD images, in the hope that we will significantly reduce the likelihood of bugs like these in the future.
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