GNU bug report logs - #30568
27.0.50; `rx' doesn't create optimal regex for (group (or ...))

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Package: emacs; Severity: wishlist; Reported by: p.stephani2@HIDDEN; dated Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:33:01 UTC; Maintainer for emacs is bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN.

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emacs -Q -batch --eval=3D'(progn (princ (rx (group (or "aaa" "bbb")))) (ter=
=3D=3D> \(\(?:aaa\|bbb\)\)

This should generate \(aaa\|bbb\) instead.  Of course, these regexes are
equivalent, but the second one is easier to read (and maybe faster).

In GNU Emacs 27.0.50 (build 16, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.22.24)
  of 2018-02-21 built on localhost
Repository revision: d599dce1353ce59d134fcff21cde02c70025253d
Windowing system distributor 'The X.Org Foundation', version 11.0.11903000
System Description: Debian GNU/Linux buster/sid

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Configured using:
  'configure --without-threads --enable-gcc-warnings=3Dwarn-only
  --enable-gtk-deprecation-warnings --without-pop --with-mailutils
  --enable-checking --enable-check-lisp-object-type --with-modules
  'CFLAGS=3D-O0 -ggdb3''

Configured features:

Important settings:
   value of $LANG: en_US.UTF-8
   locale-coding-system: utf-8-unix

Major mode: Lisp Interaction

Minor modes in effect:
   tooltip-mode: t
   global-eldoc-mode: t
   eldoc-mode: t
   electric-indent-mode: t
   mouse-wheel-mode: t
   tool-bar-mode: t
   menu-bar-mode: t
   file-name-shadow-mode: t
   global-font-lock-mode: t
   font-lock-mode: t
   blink-cursor-mode: t
   auto-composition-mode: t
   auto-encryption-mode: t
   auto-compression-mode: t
   line-number-mode: t
   transient-mark-mode: t

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Memory information:
((conses 16 95399 9075)
  (symbols 48 20247 1)
  (miscs 40 40 121)
  (strings 32 28348 1815)
  (string-bytes 1 757412)
  (vectors 16 14141)
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  (floats 8 50 67)
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Acknowledgement sent to p.stephani2@HIDDEN:
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN. Full text available.
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