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    ExitHandler -- Add an exit handler to the IFFHandle context.

    error = ExitHandler (iff, type, id, position, hook, object)
     d0                  a0    d0   d1    d2       a1     a2

    LONG             error;
    struct IFFHandle *iff;
    LONG             type, id, position;
    struct Hook     *hook;
    APTR             object;

    Installs an exit handler vector for a specific type of chunk into the
    context for the given IFFHandle struct.  Type and id are the longword
    identifiers for the chunk to handle.  The hook is a client-supplied
    standard 2.0 Hook structure, properly initialized.  Position tells
    where to put the handler in the context.  The handler will be called
    just before the parser exits the given chunk in the "pause" parse
    state.  The IFF stream may not be positioned predictably within the
    chunk.  The handler will execute in the same context as whoever
    called ParseIFF().  The handler will be called (through the hook)
    with the following arguments:

            A0:     the Hook pointer you passed.
            A2:     the 'object' pointer you passed.
            A1:     pointer to a LONG containing the value

    The error code your call-back routine returns will affect the parser
    in three different ways:

    Return value            Result
    ------------            ------
    0:                      Normal success;  ParseIFF() will continue
                            through the file.
    IFF_RETURN2CLIENT:      ParseIFF() will stop and return the value 0.
                            (StopChunk() is internally implemented using
                            this return value.)
    Any other value:        ParseIFF() will stop and return the value
                            you supplied.  This is how errors should be

    iff     - pointer to IFFHandle struct.
    type    - type code for chunk to handle (ex. "ILBM").
    id      - identifier code for chunk to handle (ex. "CMAP").
    position- local context item position.  One of the IFFSLI_#? codes.
    hook    - pointer to Hook structure.
    object  - a client-defined pointer which is passed in A2 during call-

    error   - 0 if successful or an IFFERR_#? error code if not



    Returning the values IFFERR_EOF or IFFERR_EOC from the call-back
    routine *may* confuse the parser.

    There is no way to explicitly remove a handler once installed.
    However, by installing a do-nothing handler using IFFSLI_TOP,
    previous handlers will be overridden until the context expires.

    EntryHandler(), StoreLocalItem(), StoreItemInContext(),

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