From 3rd party contribution: https://github.com/percona/percona-toolkit/pull/297
The documentation states that --sync-to-master or --replicate need
the binlog_format to be STATEMENT, but the code set the binlog format
regardless of the operation mode.
With this patch, the binlog_format is only set if --sync-to-master
or --replicate options have actually been supplied on the command line,
enabling a node-to-node sync without these options without the SUPER