Related to using --cgi on command-line. The man page should just be more clear. ikiwiki-1.35 has: "Enable CGI mode. ..." To me this implies that is configuring something that will enable CGI mode. If I understand it correctly, it should say "Run ikiwiki as a CGI. Normally this is used from the ikiwiki.cgi CGI wrapper. ..."
The man page says:
To use ikiwiki as a CGI program you need to use --wrapper or --setup
to generate a wrapper. The wrapper will generally need to run suid 6755
to the user who owns the