Have subversion ignore a file pattern in a directory

svn propset svn:ignore "*txt" log/
If you don't want to commit files to subversion, and don't want those file to show up when doing an "svn stat", this command is what you need
Sample Output
property 'svn:ignore' set on 'log/'

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2009-04-04 23:09:01
svn

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