Commit 9f5c734e authored by Benjamin Otte's avatar Benjamin Otte

doc: Document the GDK_BACKEND environment variable

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<formalpara>
<title><envar>GDK_BACKEND</envar></title>
<para>
If set, selects the GDK backend to use. Selecting a backend requires that GTK is compiled
with support for that backend. The following backends can be selected:
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term>quartz</term>
<listitem><para>Selects the native Quartz backend</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>win32</term>
<listitem><para>Selects the native backend for Microsoft Windows</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>x11</term>
<listitem><para>Selects the native backend for connecting to X11 servers.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
For more information about selecting backends, see the gdk_display_manager_get() function.
</para>
</formalpara>
<formalpara>
<title><envar>GDK_SYNCHRONIZE</envar></title>
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