You can pretty much treat the development version as stable (its just a little untidy); one day it might become 2.6
Hints for Debian users, by Philipp Stratmann and Greg Boundy.
If you want to share your tips for connectd use, I'll be happy to upload/link to them--just email me.
Help fund connectd development
There is still plenty of work that needs doing on connectd. If you're a company--or a linux distributor--using connectd why not sponsor a feature; it will be you that benefits in the long term.