dired-initial-position-hook is a variable defined in `dired.el'.
Its value is

Original value was

  • This variable may be risky if used as a file-local variable.

This hook is used to position the point.
It is run by the function `dired-initial-position'.

You can customize this variable.

This variable was introduced, or its default value was changed, in version 24.4 of Emacs.