The Maven Archiver is mainly used by plugins to handle packaging. The version
numbers referenced in the Since column on this page are the version of the
Maven Archiver component - not for any specific plugin. To see which version of
Maven Archiver a plugin uses, go to the site for that plugin.
Important Notes since Version 3.0.0:
* Maven 3.X only
* JDK 6 minimum requirement
You should specify the version in your project's plugin configuration: