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error trying to upgrade gzip



I'm trying to upgrade gzip, but it keeps aborting with this error
message;

sudo aptitude install gzip
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree
Reading extended state information... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
  apache apache-common attr automake1.7 bash cpp cvs debhelper dialog
  efax-gtk enigma enscript flex foomatic-bin foomatic-db-engine
fortune-mod  fortunes-min g++ gaim gawk gcc gconf2 gettext gettext-base
gettext-el  gnupg initrd-tools kernel-package libacl1 libart-2.0-2
libart-2.0-dev  libattr1 libbonoboui2-0 libbonoboui2-common libc6-dev
libdate-manip-perl  libgconf2-4 libgd-gif1 libgdbmg1 libgnome2-0
libgnome2-common  libgtkxmhtml1 libldap2 libmysqlclient12 libnessus2
libntfs4 liborbit2  libpam-modules libpam-runtime libpam0g libpam0g-dev
libpng12-0  libsdl-image1.2 libwine libwine-print libwine-twain make
man-db mkisofs  mysql-client mysql-common mysql-server nessus-plugins
ntfstools python  python-tk python2.2 python2.2-tk reportbug ssh stunnel
tetex-extra  urlview wine wine-utils xfig xmms-modplug
The following packages will be upgraded:
  gzip
1 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 77 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/68.7kB of archives. After unpacking 0B will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n/e/d/v/action/?] Y
Do you want to continue? [Y/n/e/d/v/action/?] y
Writing extended state information... Done
(Reading database ... 86566 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace gzip 1.3.5-6 (using
.../archives/gzip_1.3.5-7_i386.deb) .../var/lib/dpkg/info/gzip.prerm:
line 4:  8497 Segmentation fault      install-info --quiet --remove
/usr/share/info/gzip.info dpkg: warning - old pre-removal script
returned error exit status 139 dpkg - trying script from the new package
instead .../var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/prerm: line 4:  8499 Segmentation fault 
    install-info --quiet --remove /usr/share/info/gzip.info dpkg: error
processing /var/cache/apt/archives/gzip_1.3.5-7_i386.deb (--unpack):
subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 139 Errors
were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/gzip_1.3.5-7_i386.deb E: Sub-process
/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) Ack!  Something bad happened
while installing packages.  Trying to recover: Reading Package Lists...
Done Building Dependency Tree
Reading extended state information... Done


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