Thank you very much for the tip (and the whole of Slackware of course :-). Found through that link that a newer version was available (0.48.3.1) as well.
I adapted the 13.37 SBo SlackBuild and info files according to the archlinux script on https://projects.archlinux.org/svnto...ape/trunk/PKGB
. The resulting inkscape folder in the SBo tree (including the used patches/inkscape-poppler020.patch, inkscape.SlackBuilds.sbopkg & inskape.info.sbopkg files) can be downloaded from http://www.nose2nose.co.uk/inkscape4...pler020.tar.gz
for anyone who would like to keep inkscape working on current.
I just completed my inkscape build with poppler-0.20 and it started up fine. So it seems to work.
Have a good weekend,