HBASE-5676: Change append checks to sync and hflush checks.
Review Request #4999 - Created May 3, 2012 and updated
Change append checks to sync and hflush checks, in keeping with the spirit of the original code. Should only be applied to 0.96, as only 0.96 will support Hadoop 1.x+ according to HBASE-5536.
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