successful installation with 2.3.5 boot-floppies
I'm happy to say that I am writing this email on a system on
which I just installed sid using the 2.3.5 boot-floppies. And
there was much rejoicing.
To make this work, I had to make two minor changes to debootstrap.
After booting, I switched over to the shell on tty2 and opened
/usr/lib/debootstrap/scripts/sid with nano-tiny. Then, in the
definition of base, I changed groff to groff-base and added
This was done using the i386 compact disk set.