Previously the RODBCext package provided an option to set the query timeout. As of 2020 the package is deprecated and the better alternative is odbc (cran).
This odbc package doesn't seem to provide the described option. I was wondering if there is another way around to implement a query timeout while using odbc (perhaps something like the C code of the RODBCext package which sets the value of SQL_ATTR_QUERY_TIMEOUT).
(R does have a withTimeout function, but I want to have a reliable/ correct implementation)
The nanodbc.cpp file (of the odbc pakge) does have a timeout function which sets the required SQL_ATTR_QUERY_TIMEOUT attribute, but this doesn't seem to be available in the R code?