It can work as a JACK client (--jack) or use ALSA for recording. Attaching ebuild that makes desktop entry to run it without --jack option (since not everyone uses Jack; this can be changed to use --jack, or two .desktop files could be made).
For reference file from Fedora 14 (64-bit) RPM file.
Comment=Simple sound recorder for ALSA and Jack
Created attachment 272087 [details]
media-sound/qarecord ebuild that solves this issue.
btw. hello world :)