diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index 4c3c717..74fb7a9 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -1,3 +1,11 @@
+xjokes (1.0-17) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
+
+  * Bump debhelper from old 11 to 12.
+  * Set debhelper-compat version in Build-Depends.
+  * Update standards version to 4.2.1, no changes needed.
+
+ -- Debian Janitor <janitor@jelmer.uk>  Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:33:47 -0000
+
 xjokes (1.0-16) unstable; urgency=medium
 
   * dh11
diff --git a/debian/compat b/debian/compat
deleted file mode 100644
index b4de394..0000000
--- a/debian/compat
+++ /dev/null
@@ -1 +0,0 @@
-11
diff --git a/debian/control b/debian/control
index 3e8f243..5746014 100644
--- a/debian/control
+++ b/debian/control
@@ -2,8 +2,8 @@ Source: xjokes
 Section: games
 Priority: optional
 Maintainer: Barak A. Pearlmutter <bap@debian.org>
-Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 11), libx11-dev
-Standards-Version: 4.2.0
+Build-Depends: debhelper-compat (= 12), libx11-dev
+Standards-Version: 4.2.1
 Vcs-Git: https://salsa.debian.org/debian/xjokes.git
 Vcs-Browser: https://salsa.debian.org/debian/xjokes