8242507: Add support for Visual Studio 2019 #195
This PR adds support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 (VS 2019), but does not change the default compiler, which remains at VS 2017 15.9.16. Changing the build compiler to VS 2019 will be proposed in a future PR using a new bug ID, and isn't planned until after the JDK updates their compiler.
In order to allow developer builds to use Microsoft Visual Studio 2019, we need the following changes at build time and runtime.
At build time:
Additionally, I removed two unused build variables,
I have done a full build and test run using both VS 2017 (which is still the default), and VS 2019.
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