OK, I remember things like this working but... I am trying to install libxercesicu1. It has Version: 1.5.2-2 and Provides: libxerces1. Now, when I select that, dselect removes xalan which Depends: libxerces1 (>= 1.5.1-1). Grrr... YA -- Sailing is harder than flying. It's amazing that man learned how to sail first. -- Burt Rutan.