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> Is "an open file descriptor" correct in English? I'd have written "an
> opened file descriptor" instead (in 5 places).

"open" is correct.
For example, you say "the store is open", not "the store is opened": "open" is an adjective, whereas "opened" is the past participe.
See http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/ask-teacher/15771-open-opened-welcome-welcomed.html
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