I have been working lately on upgrading to hamm. In an effort to fix a problem with dpkg-ftp, I upgraded to the following packages: dpkg_188.8.131.52.deb dpkg-ftp_1.4.9.deb I think you need to upgrade to dpkg-dev to get a working dselect. -Brent -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to firstname.lastname@example.org . Trouble? e-mail to email@example.com .