I have been compiling my C++ project using M-x compile which I like because it provides highlighted links to my errors:

highlighted compile errors

However after adding:

(add-to-list 'load-path
(require 'yasnippet)
(yas-global-mode 1)

to my .emacs file this no longer works:

compile errors not highlighted

I'd really like to use yasnippet and have my compile errors highlighted, anyone have any idea how to fix this? I'm using GNU Emacs 24.3.1

  • If this reproduces in emacs -Q, then it's likely a bug, and you may want to consider reporting it.
    – PythonNut
    Apr 2, 2016 at 15:39

1 Answer 1


As mentioned in the issue here, this was fixed by updating yasnippet to the version from github. The version on the GNU ELPA repo (0.8.0) is quite old.

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