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We're adding these types to `dart:ffi` rather than `package:ffi` so that
they can be used with `FfiNative`s.

Adds `NativeType`s for the following C types:

* unsigned char
* signed char
* short
* unsigned short
* int
* unsigned int
* long
* unsigned long
* long long
* unsigned long long
* uintptr_t
* size_t
* wchar_t

Because the C standard only defines minimum sizes for many of these
types, future platforms might diverge from the typical size even if all
platforms currently agree on a size. To avoid having to reification
later, we define all types as AbiSpecificIntegers rather than typedefs,
even if all current target platforms agree on the size.

Closes: #36140


Original patch in patchset 1.

* Removes `Char` for now until package:win32 has rolled to 2.3.8 in
* Adds `c_type.dart` in `ffi_source.gni` which should fix `IntPtr`
  missing when analyzing `path_provider_linux`. (However, I was unable
  to reproduce the issue locally.)
  `/tmp/flutter_plugins.KZMNMC/packages/path_provider/path_provider_linux$ ~/flt/engine/src/out/host_debug/dart-sdk/bin/dart  analyze --fatal-infos`

Change-Id: I89130cccba285fc9c483bb53f5710a302f2b104f
Cq-Include-Trybots: luci.dart.try:dart-sdk-linux-try,dart-sdk-mac-try,dart-sdk-win-try,vm-ffi-android-debug-arm64c-try,vm-ffi-android-debug-arm-try,vm-canary-linux-debug-try,vm-fuchsia-release-x64-try,vm-kernel-gcc-linux-try,vm-kernel-asan-linux-release-x64-try,vm-kernel-linux-debug-x64-try,vm-kernel-linux-debug-ia32-try,vm-kernel-mac-debug-x64-try,vm-kernel-mac-release-arm64-try,vm-kernel-nnbd-win-release-ia32-try,vm-kernel-nnbd-win-release-x64-try,vm-precomp-ffi-qemu-linux-release-arm-try,vm-kernel-win-release-x64-try,flutter-analyze-try,flutter-engine-linux-try,flutter-frontend-try
Reviewed-by: Martin Kustermann <>
Commit-Queue: Daco Harkes <>


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