Ummm... I probably won't be the only one who asks, "Should that subject
line reference 2.2.6?
It's 2.2.5-STABLE until 3.0 moves into STABLE. 2.2.6-RELEASE, sure!
2.2.6-BETA, maybe. But not 2.2.6-STABLE. (:
The status of the 2.2 branch is not a function of the status of the 3.0 branch.
2.1 is still a "STABLE" branch.
Frankly, I wish that people would think of "DEVELOPMENT", "ALPHA", "BETA",
as descriptions of the state of a development tree rather than the name of it.
Once a branch reaches "stability", is SHOULD remain that way. Unfortunately,
some enhancements/corrections have the undesirable effect of temporarily
things. However, that is a risk that you take in grabbing the head of the
rather than some point that has received enough testing to validate its
In particular, we are now in a beta test phase anticipating the 2.2.6 release.
mkdir FreeBSD ; cd FreeBSD