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perl, how to sort hash key in descending order

Posted on 2011-03-18
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$hash{"v1"} = "11";
$hash{"v2"} = "22";
$hash{"v4"} = "44";
$hash{"v3"} = "33";

How do I sort the hash by the key in descending order?
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reverse sort keys %hash
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print "\$hash{\"$_\"} = \"$hash{$_}\"\n" for sort {$b cmp $a} keys %hash;
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Both ways work.  Thanks Ozo.
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