You should certainly remove libdb-dev, since libc6-dev replaces it (as libc6 includes libdb.) I haven't done a libdb-altdev, and unless someone asks probably won't bother (the libgdbm* packages are already uploaded though.) -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to email@example.com . Trouble? e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .