Make declarative_authorization play nicely with fakefs during testing

It appears that the demand-loading of config/authorization_rules.rb has problems when fakefs is turned on. If the first test in a sequence to trigger declarative_authorization checks has fakefs turned on, none of the rules will get loaded. The odds of this are slim, but if you have rspec doing randomization the odds increase if you are rerunning a single spec file.

The workaround is simple. Just force declarative_authorization to load the rules before any tests run. Just add the following to your spec/spec_helper.rb file:

# This ensures authorization rules are loaded prior to tests that use FakeFS


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