The next step on our roadmap is to lift all plugin versions to 3.0.0 to
make clear those plugins will only work with Maven 3.0+ furthermore the
Java minimum requirement will be lifted to JDK 1.6 as well.
No "rule" without exceptions. Here they come:
* maven-site-plugin (Version 3.4)
See the docs of the plugin for usage in Maven 2.X
* maven-compiler-plugin (Version 3.2)
which works with Maven 2.2.1.
* maven-plugin-plugin (Version 3.4)
which works with Maven 2.2.1
* maven-pmd-plugin (Version 3.4)
which works with Maven 2.2.1 but needs JDK 1.6
The following plugins already have the Maven 3.0+ requirement: