Is there an ant version for AIX?
The answer is now YES - I just packaged it :)
The basic install instructions will be to download the installp file via the wiki page at http://www.aixtools.net/index.php/ant, then use smitty install to install the file
(via the command line - assuming downloaded to $HOME/tmp use)
# inutoc $HOME/tmp # installp -d $HOME/tmp aixtools.apache.ant.rte
Quoting Ant's download page:
Ant is distributed as zip, tar.gz and tar.bz2 archives - the contents are the same. Please note that the tar.* archives contain file names longer than 100 characters and have been created using GNU tar extensions. Thus they must be untarred with a GNU compatible version of tar.
For future reference and/or posterity, here are some additional sites that provide software for AIX: