I have weird problem that I couldn't find anything about on the internet: When I try to do the said update in Karmic, I get this error:
Preparing to replace gzip 1.3.12-8ubuntu1 (using .../gzip_1.3.12-8ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb) ...
install-info: No dir file specified; try --help for more information.
dpkg: warning: old pre-removal script returned error exit status 1
dpkg - trying script from the new package instead ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/gzip_1.3.12-8ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
there is no script in the new version of the package - giving up
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Upgrading other packages however works fine. What can be the cause of this? How can I fix it?
Btw: I already reported this as a bug, but no reactions so far.