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VSCode on discover tests Error: spawn python ENOENT

I am running a python project in vscode with virtualenv. Python interpreter is set right. When I’m trying to discover tests it gives me an error saying

python /Users/user/.vscode/extensions/ms-python.python-2019.10.44104/pythonFiles/testing_tools/run_adapter.py discover pytest -- -s project/
Test Discovery failed: 
Error: spawn /Users/<username>/apps/project/venv/bin/python ENOENT

My vscode settings.json looks something like this and I haven’t configured launch.json

{
    "python.pythonPath": "/Users/<username>/apps/project/venv/bin/python",
    "python.testing.unittestEnabled": false,
    "python.testing.nosetestsEnabled": false,
    "python.testing.pytestEnabled": true,
    "python.testing.pytestArgs": [
        "project"
    ],
}

When I just type /Users/<username>/apps/project/venv/bin/python on terminal python shell opens up.

ENOENT Generally means that it’s an invalid path, but the path seems perfectly fine.

$echo $PATH
/Users/<username>/apps/project/venv/bin

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