Rails 3 - How can you get access to current_user in the IRB console?

I’m doing some design/debugging in IRB and need to login a user and then
be
able to gain access to current_user in my efforts (I’m using Devise for
authentication.)

I found a sequence from SO that allows me to successfully login via IRB
and
access a page response:

ApplicationController.allow_forgery_protection = false
app.post(’/sign_in’, {“user”=>{“login”=>“some-login-id”,
“password”=>“some-password”}})

app.get ‘/some_other_path_that_only_works_if_logged_in’
pp app.response.body

I’ve been able to get session info:

app.session
=> {"_csrf_token"=>“1yAn0jI4VWzUH84PNTH0lVhjpY98e9echQGS4=”,
“session_id”=>“89984667d30d0fec71f2a5cbb9017e24”}

I’ve tried everything I can think of to try to get to current_user via
app
and app.session, but no luck. How can I access current_user?

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